The status of combatants have more than 240 thousands of military – Ministry of defence

Статус участника боевых действий имеют более 240 тысяч военных - Минобороны

The defense Ministry reported that 113 70 thousand Ukrainian military and members of the Armed forces of Ukraine received the state awards.

More 240,5 Ukrainian servicemen received a status of participant of hostilities since the conflict began in the Donbass in 2014. This was stated at a briefing on Friday, 5 October, the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine for the operations of the combined forces Dmitry Gutsulyak, the press service of the Ministry.

“According to the Department of personnel policy of the defense Department, the status of combatants received more than 240 thousand 500 military personnel and the Armed forces of Ukraine”, – said Gutsulyak.

According to him, since the beginning of hostilities in the Donbass as of October 3, 2018 state awards received 113 70 thousand Ukrainian military and employees of VSU.

We will remind, as of end of may, the status of combatants received more than of 232.3 thousand soldiers.

In addition, the chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios reported that on Donbass on the average weekly committed suicide two or three soldiers.

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