180 National Guard soldiers killed since beginning of ATO, - Poroshenko

180 National Guard troops have died since the beginning of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the east of Ukraine.

President Petro Poroshenko said during the official celebration of the 2nd anniversary of the National Guard, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"We remember and honor each of the 180 National Guard soldiers who gave their lives for our conciliarism, our sovereignty, and our independence," the president said.

Poroshenko and others present at the celebration observed a minute of silence to commemorate the fallen soldiers.

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