Sixteen workers of housing and communal services (HCS) of the self-proclaimed people's Republic of Donetsk lost his life during the confrontation in the Donbass, said on Thursday the Minister of construction and housing and communal services DND Sergey Naumets.
"during the war more than 40 people our partners were damaged, 16 of them lost their lives," said Naumets on the Board of the Ministry.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process ended on 12 November.