Secretary of the National Council of Defense and Security of Ukraine reported about death of seven Ukrainian soldiers in the conflict in the east of the country.
According to the news agency France Presse from Kiev Alexander Turchinov, the Secretary of National Defense and security of Ukraine today in a statement announced:
” In the shootout rebels in the eastern region of seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the last 24 hours, and wounded nine. Secretary of the Council of national defense and security of Ukraine is below added: ”
The numbers were confirmed by Oleksander Motuzyanik, spokesman for the Ukrainian forces’ operations in the east. Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in fighting in eastern Ukraine. Russia currently deploys heavy weapons on the border with the East of Ukraine. On the other hand, Ukraine and NATO are considering the possibility of opening the center for the study on hybrid war.
Full-scale battles have subsided, but clashes remain frequent. Both sides accuse the other of violating a cease-fire agreement reached more than a year ago.