This was reported by American veteran Noctis Draven.

"It is not enough to give your life for (Ukrainian President Volodymyr. - RT) Zelensky and Western politicians, but they also do not allow families to bury (the dead with dignity. - RT), - Dreiven wrote on Twitter.

He said that many of the dead soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are declared missing in order to deprive families of compensation payments.

Earlier, the adviser to the acting head of the DPR Denis Pushilin, Yan Gagin, said that Kiev had stopped taking its dead along the entire line of combat contact since the autumn.

The founder of the Wagner PMC, Yevhen Prigozhin, said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of Artemovsk (Bakhmut) lose about 10-11 thousand people killed per month.