Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff Igor Voronchenko said that AFU losses from the beginning of operation in Donbass amounted to 1915 person, reports RIA News.


Ukrainian self-proclaimed authorities in the spring of 2014 launched a punitive operation against the civilian population of Donbass, as well as militia who have taken up arms to defend their native land. The Junta raised for fighting a regular part of the Ukrainian army, as well as ultranationalist battalions, which approved to be particularly brutal against the Russian-speaking population of the Novorossiya.