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Ukraine war in data, week five: 4 million refugees — and a growing civilian toll

Russia’s invasion has cost thousands of lives, forced millions to flee and sent shockwaves through the global economy. This is the latest data we have collected on the war.

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Ukraine war in data, week five: 4 million refugees — and a growing civilian toll
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    Civilians killed: more than 1,189

    “The actual figures are considerably higher,” acknowledged the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights. As U.N. officials worked to confirm the toll, the mayor’s office in Mariupol estimated nearly 5,000 civilians may have perished in that city alone. (updated March 30; source)

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    Ukrainian soldiers killed: 2,000-4,000

    U.S. officials offered this estimate March 10. The number is likely higher now.

    Russian soldiers killed: 498-15,000

    Russian officials, motivated to present fewer losses, claimed 498. The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, which could have reason to inflate the number, reported 14,000. U.S. officials estimated at least 7,000. NATO has estimated Russian troop losses at between 7,000 and 15,000.

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