In the Donbas since the beginning of the year 42 soldiers were killed – NSDC

В Донбассе с начала года погибли 42 военных - СНБО

Military in the Donbas

Security forces recorded more than six thousand attacks in five months.

From the beginning of 2016 in the East of Ukraine, killing 42 soldiers and injuring 350. On Monday, may 30, was declared by the first Deputy Secretary of the NSDC Mikhail Koval, reports UNN.

According to him, also with the beginning of the year recorded 6380 attacks.

Koval said that lately there has been a buildup of Russian armed forces groups in the Western and South-Western strategic directions, including in the vicinity of the state border of Ukraine.

“As of today, the Russian military group in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine is 15 battalion tactical groups, 8 company tactical groups and separate motorized infantry brigade”, – said the first Deputy Secretary.

He added that the total number of personnel is about 36 thousand soldiers, which are armed with up to 300 tanks, 1002 combat vehicles, 285 artillery systems, 149 reactive systems of volley fire, 4 tactical rocket complexes “Tochka U”, 461 combat aircraft, helicopters 303, 23 warships and 2 submarines.

As reported Корреспондент.neton may 24 the head of the NSDC Oleksandr Turchynov reported record annual losses in the ATO zone. Then killed seven soldiers and nine were wounded.

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