With the outbreak of hostilities in the Donbass only in Kiev-controlled parts of Donetsk region took the life 2 658 thousand civilians, said the head of the Donetsk regional civil-military administration Pavel Zhebrivsky at the meeting With assistant Secretary-General of the UN in human rights Ivan ?imonovi?.
"according to the Department of internal Affairs in Donetsk region, during the military aggression of Russia died 2 658 thousand civilians. But this data refers only to the territory controlled by Ukraine. Many died along the separation line, we don't know " – cites the expression of Zhebrivsky press service on the Internet office of the regional administration.
remember, in the process of fighting that continues From spring 2014, part now padkontrol Kiev Donetsk region was occupied by the militia. Just at that time, cities such as Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, Luhansk page and others were subjected to heavy shelling from the Ukrainian security forces. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of August, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began about 7, 9 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand Received damage to health.