The death toll in Ukraine for soldiers from southern Russia has reached 1,200, according to reports from authorities.
The North Caucasus Federal District and Southern Federal District have reported 702 and 498 deaths respectively, with Dagestan having the highest number of casualties. By January 4, 1,150 residents of southern Russia have been informed of their loved ones' deaths in Ukraine, including 687 from the North Caucasus Federal District and 463 from the Southern Federal District.
The authorities have reported that these deaths occurred during combat operations since the start of the war in Ukraine.
The authorities have officially confirmed the deaths of 702 residents from the North Caucasus Federal District, with the highest number of casualties, 324, being reported in Dagestan. Other casualties include 125 from North Ossetia, 106 from the Stavropol Territory, 61 from Chechnya, 51 from Kabardino-Balkaria, 28 from Ingushetia, and seven from Karachay-Cherkessia.
In the Southern Federal District, the death toll has reached 498, with 203 deaths confirmed in the Volgograd region, 116 in the Rostov region, 81 in the Krasnodar region, 67 in the Astrakhan region, 16 in Kalmykia and 15 in Adygheya.