The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine stated that more than 2,600 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and more than 9,000 wounded since the beginning of Russian aggression in February 2014.
“On 20th of February 2014, the Russian Federation initiated armed aggression against Ukraine, having occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. Today, this aggression is under way in Donbas. Since the start of Russian aggression, more than 2,600 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and more than 9,000 wounded. In the last two months alone, Ukrainian positions were shelled 2,500 times, resulting in the death of 12 servicemen and the injury of 150”, the Ministry said in a statement on Monday.