The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has confirmed that 47 civilians were killed and another 222 were injured from January 1 to June 15, 2017.
"In 2017 conflict in E [Eastern] Ukraine took 47 lives & injured 222 people. Most cases were due to shelling in populated areas," the SMM wrote on Twitter.
— OSCE SMM Ukraine (@OSCE_SMM) 17 июня 2017 г.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced that as of June 16, 2017, a total of 2,696 Ukrainian soldiers had been killed and 9,903 had been wounded since the beginning of Russian aggression in Ukraine.