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In the past year from “damaged by military action,” killed four Russians — three residents and one rural resident, says the report of Rosstat on the causes of death of Russians in 2018. According owned by Gregory will Barcino RBC, the service publishes this information for the first time.
The representative of Rosstat has informed the Agency that previously, these data were included in “other” accidents. He did not specify why it was decided to allocate these statistics in a separate category.
Information about those killed in the fighting enters the service via Registrar, and any data about the people in it are not specified. The cause of death shall be issued by the doctors who issue a medical certificate of death, and represents the alphanumeric code of the International classification of diseases (ICD-10). Damage as a result of military operations has code Y36. We are talking about injuries caused by firearms and other weapons, explosion at naval weapons, fire, fire and hot substances. Also consider military operations using nuclear, biological and chemical weapons, the crash and explosions.
At the end of September 2018 Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Bondarev said that during the three years of war in Syria there died 112 of the Russian military.
In may 2015, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree classified information on casualties among troops in peacetime, during special operations.
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