1.8 million Ukrainians have fled their homes because of the war.
In the Donbas since the beginning of military actions killed 3094 Ukrainian military and wounded nearly 12 thousand fighters. This was stated by Lieutenant-General Leonid Golopatyuk on the online session of the Forum of security cooperation in the OSCE on Thursday, 2 July, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“Defending its independence and territorial integrity in opposition to Russian aggression, my country is forced to pay a terrible price. Due to the armed conflict unleashed by Russia, 3094 has killed and wounded almost 12 thousand of the defenders of Ukraine”, — said Golopatyuk.
Also, the war has claimed the lives 3353 civil, more than 7 thousand civilians have been wounded and maimed. About 1.8 million Ukrainians have fled their homes because of the war.
“For the first time after the Second world war attempting to change a stable international order in Europe, including by military means,” prodoljit of Golopatyuk, referring to the armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine.
Lieutenant General said that this is “not on the periphery of the world, or the dark times of the middle Ages, and in the center of Europe and at the beginning of the 21st century.”
“Therefore this is a big challenge to the European community where there is the main task of the conclusion from the crisis of European security system for peace and stability in the region”, — summed up Golopatyuk.