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 Militants breached truce 3,129 times in 2017, - Marchuk

Ukraine's representative in the security subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group on the Donbas Yevhen Marchuk claims militants have committed 3,129 cease-fire violations in the Donbas since the beginning of the year.

He announced it on air of 112 Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

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"From Jan. 1 to Feb. 22 this year, illegal armed groups committed 3,129 cease-fire violations," he said.

According to him, 37,840 shells hit Ukrainian positions during this period.

Earlier, President Petro Poroshenko said 2,608 Ukrainian soldiers have died in the course of the anti-terrorist operation.
 
 
 
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