64 Russian servicemen died, 323 wounded in conflict zone
"Russia's losses in the conflict zone were 64 dead and 323 wounded; there're no missing servicemen," deputy chief of the General Staff Anatoly Nogovitsyn told a news briefing.
"The figure on fatalities has been cut by 10 as a result of specifying the actual situation. There’s complete information on the 19 servicemen who earlier were presumed missing," the general said.
[Source: Itar Tass, Moscow, 20Aug08]
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