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Some 2,378 Ukrainian servicemen killed in action in Donbas since beginning of war

 Since the beginning of hostilities in Donbas, 2,378 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in action, First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's representative in the Trilateral Contact Group's humanitarian subgroup, Iryna Gerashchenko, has said.

"During the years of the war, 2,378 Ukrainian servicemen, including four women, have been killed. During this time, 138 children have been killed in shelling or by landmines. Some 1,399 women have become widows, 2,217 women have lost their sons," Gerashchenko said at a media briefing in Odesa on Monday, March 5.

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