Since the beginning of the new phase of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, about 5 thousand people have died on both sides. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin during his speech at the Valdai Forum.
Putin recalled that during the entire war in Afghanistan over ten years, about 15 thousand Soviet servicemen were killed.
“Today we have a conflict in its worst form”, – Putin said.
According to him, “at some point it seemed that we would find a solution”, but this did not work out.Putin seriously upset Russia’s ill-wishers