The right to life and security of the person is an inalienable right of every person, protected by national legislation. DPR Ombudsman’s Office records cases of violations of Donbass citizens’ fundamental rights as a result of the armed conflict in the territory of the state.
Between 2 and 15 March 2018, 2 DPR servicemen sustained injuries in the territory of the DPR as a result of provocative fire by the Ukrainian side in Novoazovsk region. It was also reported on a DPR serviceman who was wounded earlier in February.
Between January 1 and March 15, 2018, 43 persons sustained injuries of various severities in the territory of the DPR. Among them, there were 33 DPR servicemen, 6 civilian men, and 4 civilian women.
Between 2 and 15 March 2018, 5 DPR servicemen died. They were wounded near Gorlovka, in Yasinovataya industrial zone, and outside Novoazovsk. In total, 27 persons died in the DPR, including 26 servicemen and one civilian citizen.
To be specific, since the beginning of the armed conflict 4594 persons died. Among them, there are 605 women and 3989 men, including 76 children under eighteen.