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 Ukraine lost $50 billion from Russian aggression in Donbas, - first deputy defense minister Rusnak

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The Defense Ministry of Ukraine estimates losses from the Russian aggression in Ukraine over the past three years at $50 billion.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Interfax-Ukraine, this was announced by first deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine Ivan Rusnak at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday.

"In the east of Ukraine, they destroyed energy, transport, social infrastructure facilities, people lost their jobs. Preliminary estimates say the losses are about $50 billion," Rusnak said.

He said more than 2,700 Ukrainian military were killed, over 10,000 wounded since the beginning of the conflict.

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Rusnak said the current situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in the east of Ukraine is complicated but controlled.

"The signs of temporary stabilization are seen due to the agreements reached in Minsk on the cease-fire since April 1 this year. Since the beginning of the year, the illegal armed gangs violated the cease-fire more than 10,000 by regular use of weapons that should have been withdrawn from the demarcation line," he said.
 
 
 
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