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(Source: Urlanis, B., Wars and Population, Moscow, 1971 and World Priorities: World Military and Social Expenditures, 1986)
Notes to Graph:
The InterWar period includes the Soviet civil war but not Stalin's genocidal attack and starvation of the Ukraine. See Urlanis, B., Wars and Population, Moscow, 1971 "Deaths Under Stalin."
World War II figures do not include concentration camp mortality, which we separated.
Other World War II sources state 25 million Soviets and four million Germans.
Iran-Iraq War figures are based on a 1987 estimate.
Persian-Gulf War figures are estimates (some say 600 coalition, 200,000 Iraqis)
Some of the More Recent Wars:
Yugoslav Wars (19911995) 116,000
Bosnian War (19921995) 104,000
First Chechen War (19941996) 200,000
Second Congo War (1998-2003) 5,400,000
Second Chechen War (1999 - 2009) 74,000
War in Afghanistan (2001- ) 60,000
Iraq War (20032011) 1,000,000
Mexican Drug War (2006 - ) 87,000
Libyan civil war (2011) 30,000
Syrian civil war (2011 ) 70,000