Translation by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard 02:20:03 14/02/2017 russian.rt.com The Deputy Commander Operational Command of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Eduard Basurin commented on the losses of the DPR since the beginning of the aggravation of the situation in Donbass in February of this year. “During the period since February 3rd when the aggravation began, 45 people were killed, four of which were civilians. In total, since the beginning of the conflict, since 2014, in the DPR 4334 persons – among them 595 women and 3739 men, including 74 children under the age of 18 were killed,” he said in an interview to the Izvestia newspaper. According to him, at the moment about 600,000 people live in the DPR. Earlier, the head of the DPR Aleksandr Zakharchenko stated that since the beginning of the aggravation of the situation in Donbass, 200 Ukrainian military personnel died. Copyright © 2017. All Rights Reserved.