Speaking in the NATO HQ in Brussels, Ukraine Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak admitted in Donbas Ukraine army lost 623 in killed and wounded since the start of 2016.
“The war continues to take its gruesome toll. We pay with the lives of our best sons,” the minister said.
“This is a true face of the Russian policy toward the peaceful settlement in Donbas,” he added.
June 15, two Ukraine army servicemen were killed and seven wounded in fighting in Donbas.