In accordance with official figures, round 7,000 navy personnel have gone lacking in Ukraine for the reason that starting of the Russian invasion four-and-a-half months in the past.
Amongst them are troopers, members of the nationwide guard and the border guard, in addition to intelligence officers, Oleh Kotenko, Ukraine's commissioner for lacking individuals, stated on public tv on Monday.
Nearly all of the lacking are presumed to be in Russian captivity. The military alone has registered about 2,000 troopers as lacking.
Russia has been waging a battle in Ukraine since February 24 and claims to have taken greater than 6,000 Ukrainians prisoner since then.
Not one of the figures may be independently verified.