The UN recorded almost 35,000 people killed and wounded in Donbass

The UN Human Rights Office documented 34,766 people affected by the conflict in Ukraine, including Ukrainian soldiers, civilians and members of armed groups from April 14, 2014 to August 15, 2017.

It has been reported today by the Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, Fiona Frazer, at the presentation of the 19th UN Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine.

According to her, this figure includes 10,225 killed and 24,541 wounded.

During the entire conflict period, at least 2,505 civilians were killed: 1,382 men, 837 women, 90 boys and 47 girls, and 149 adults whose sex is unknown.

An additional 298 civilians, including 80 children, were killed as a result of the MH17 plane crash on July 17, 2014
Ms. Frazer informed that the total number of wounded among civilian is estimated to be between 7,000 and 9,000.

The Mission Report also notes that the militants do not allow journalist Stanislav Aseev, who is held hostage in occupied Donetsk since the beginning of June, to communicate with his relatives.

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