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 Ukrainian troops’ combat losses amount to 623 soldiers this year, Minister Poltorak says

The situation in the country’s east tends to deteriorate. The enemy has violated truce almost 7,000 times this year.

The enemy employs weapons banned by the Minsk agreements, including cannon and missile artillery. Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said at the NATO HQ today, Censor.NET informs citing the Defense Ministry's press service.

"Russia moves mercenaries through Ukraine's eastern border, delivers arms and military equipment, ammunition and fuel," Ukraine's Defense Minister said.

"The war continues to claim lives of Ukraine's finest sons. Our combat losses amount to 623 Ukrainian servicemen this year. That's the true colors of Russia's policy regarding the peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donbas," Poltorak said.

Read more: Irretrievable combat losses in Donbas since ATO outset amount to 2,491 Ukrainian soldiers, - Defense Ministry
 
 
 
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