On August 18 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in Donbas by the Russian-occupation forces. This was stated by President Petro Poroshenko during a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide, the correspondent of Ukrinform reports.
“Only on August 18 of my soldiers were killed”, he said, adding that “a large number of fighters were wounded”. Poroshenko stressed that artillery shelling by Russian-occupation troops continues daily. At the same time, the President thanked Norway for its support and assistance in the rehabilitation of Ukrainian servicemen.