Defense: the Losses of Donbas are estimated at $50 billion

Минобороны: Убытки Донбасса оцениваются в $50 млрд

In the Donbass destroyed nearly the entire infrastructure

Taken into account fracture energy, transport, social and other infrastructures.

Total losses for the destruction of infrastructure in Donbas as a result of aggression of the Russian Federation amount to about $ 50 billion. This was stated by first Deputy Minister of defense of Ukraine Ivan Rusnak during the 95-th seminar rose-Roth in Kiev, BBC reports.

“In the East of Ukraine destroyed the energy, transport, social and other infrastructures. People were left without jobs. According to preliminary calculations, the total amount of direct losses of Ukraine is about 50 billion dollars”, – said Rusnak.

He recalled that due to the escalation of the conflict in the Donbass deteriorated the humanitarian situation.

“The civilian population demands the urgent decision of questions of water, light and gas supply, sanitation and facilitate hygiene promotion, food security and nutrition, providing temporary housing, placement and medical service”, – said the Deputy Minister.

Rusnak recalled that since the beginning of the conflict in the Donbass region, “more than 2.7 thousand soldiers were killed, more than 10 thousand were injured”.

Today, the situation in the zone of the ATO remains difficult, but controlled, said the representative of the Ministry of defense.

As reported, only 3 of July in the shelling of positions of Armed forces of Ukraine at the Donbass killed one soldier and wounded another.