Ukrainian minister says Russia lost some 4,300 men in invasion


Reuters _ Russian forces have lost about 4,300 servicemen during their invasion of Ukraine, Deputy Defence Minister Hanna Malyar said, adding however that the number was being clarified.

She also said on her Facebook page that Russian troops lost about 146 tanks, 27 aircraft and 26 helicopters.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk, writing by Anna Pruchnicka, editing by Andrew Cawthorne

More than 43,000 Ukrainians have fled to Romania in the three days since Russia invaded Ukraine by land, sea and air, border police data showed.

They have entered Romania through its four land border checkpoints with Ukraine, but also through its checkpoints with Moldova, data showed.

Thousands of them have already exited the country on their way to Bulgaria and Hungary.


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