Tag: 1000 rebel dead

Pro-Russian Separatists Say Their Fighters’ Death Toll Has Reached 1,000

July 3, 2014

Russian-backed separatists fighting in southeastern Ukraine have not always been willing to acknowledge the extent of casualties and mortalities in battle. Frequent gunfire and disruption in communications have made it difficult both to count and to bury the dead. But last week, a spokesman for the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) held a press conference […]