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Despite international ceasefire negotiations and agreements, political situation in Eastern Ukraine continues to worsen. In early February 2015, the intensity of a conflict between Ukrainian Armed Forces and pro-Putin separatists increased dramatically.

According to the estimates, nearly 1 million people lost their homes and means of livelihood during the armed conflict. Overall number of people killed in Ukraine’s war since April 2014 reached 5,486 (February 6, 2015*), with about 13,000 injured.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  (UN OCHA) situation reports

*Conservative estimates of the UN Human Rights Mission in Ukraine (HRMU) and World Health Organization (WHO) based on available official data. 

 

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