Donetsk, Aug 29 — DAN. Six DPR service members were killed, 10 injured over the past day, DPR Defence’s deputy chief of staff Eduard Basurin said.

“We are saddened to report that six defenders of the Republic killed on duty fighting for the independence, 10 were injured,” he said.

He expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased.

Russia started a special military operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine on February 24. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the decision was made after the DPR and LPR Heads addressed him asking for help. *ot