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 Over past four weeks, Ukraine seen record death toll at front line, - MP Iryna Herashchenko

Presidential envoy on peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donbas, first vice speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Herashchenko has announced significant aggravation of the situation in the Donbas and the record number of casualties at the front line over the past four weeks.

She said this at a round table in Kyiv, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

"We are having a tragic period of this year - after the May holidays, the volume of shelling and the number of cease-fire violations in the east [of Ukraine] have increased significantly," Herashchenko said.

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"We have seen a record number of killed and wounded at the front line in the past four weeks, including civilians. Obviously, the situation with the security in the Donbas, its dramatic deterioration is a key moment that does not allow speaking about the possibility of solving the issues in humanitarian and economic spheres, ... the situation with the security in the east is a priority," Herashchenko added.

As reported, NSDC says that in the past two years, Russian-terrorist groups have killed 10,000 and injured more than 20,000 Ukrainians. Some 1.8 million people have been forced to leave their homes.


Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n393074