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Ukrainian army destroys 12 Russian tanks, 46 artillery systems, 1,260 servicemen per day - General Staff

4 May, 2024 Saturday
12:04

Over the last day, 119 combat clashes took place at the front. Ukrainian defenders repelled a number of Russian attacks in seven directions, killing over 1,200 Russian soldiers

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The Ukrainian Armed Forces' General Staff reports.

The total combat losses of the Russian Federation from February 24, 22 to May 4, 24 were approximately:

  • personnel - about 473,400 (+1,260) people,
  • tanks - 7,366 (+12)
  • armored combat vehicles - 14,156 (+27)
  • artillery systems - 12,148 (+46) 
  • MLRS - 1,055 (+2) 
  • air defense systems - 788 (+2) 
  • aircraft - 348 (+0) 
  • helicopters - 325 (+0) 
  • UAVs of operational and tactical level - 9,611 (+31),
  • cruise missiles - 2,127 (+1),
  • ships/boats - 26 (+0) 
  • submarines - 1 (+0) 
  • motor vehicles and fuel tankers - 16,337 (+71)
  • special equipment - 2,001 (+8).

119 combat clashes took place at the front over the day: where Russians attacked most actively

According to the General Staff, the operational situation in the northern Ukrainian border remains without significant changes.

In the northeastern border area, the Russian army maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts subversive activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened areas.

In the Kupyansk direction, Ukrainian forces rebuffed 9 attacks near Petropavlivka and Kyslivka in Kharkiv region and Andriivka and Stelmakhivka in Luhansk region.

In the Lyman direction, Ukrainian defenders beat back 7 Russian attacks in the areas of Makiivka, Nevske and Serebryanske forestry in Luhansk region, Terny and Torske in Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian troops countered 27 attacks in the vicinity of Bilohorivka in Luhansk region and Novyi, Klishchiivka and Andriivka in Donetsk region.

In the Avdiivka direction, Ukrainian Armed Forces countered 34 attacks in the areas of Arkhanhelske, Novooleksandrivka, Sokil, Novopokrovske, Umanske, Netailove and west of Semenivka.

In the Novopavlivka direction, Ukrainian Armed Forces are holding back the Russian troops near Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Paraskoviivka and Vodiane in Donetsk region. The Russian miliotary tried to break through Ukrainian troops' defenses 16 times.

In the Orikhiv direction, the Russian forses attacked Ukrainian positions 5 times near Staromayorske in Donetsk region and Robotyne in Zaporizhzhia region.

In the Kherson direction, the Russian militants are determined to drive Ukrainian units from their footholds on the left bank of the Dnipro River. Over the last day, They made 11 unsuccessful attacks on Ukrainian troops.

At the same time, Ukrainian soldiers continue to inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the occupying Russian forces, depleting the enemy along the entire frontline.

Russian aggressors shelled Ukraine with missiles, drones, artillery, and aircraft: Ukrainian Armed Forces hit 13 areas of Russian troops' concentration

Over the past day, Ukrainian aviation struck 13 Russian manpower concentration areas and 3 control points.

Ukrainian missile troops destroyed 1 control center and 2 artillery pieces.

The Russian forces launched 5 missile strikes, 105 airstrikes, and 91 attacks with multiple launch rocket systems at the Ukrainian troops' positions and populated areas. Unfortunately, Russian terrorist attacks have resulted in deaths and injuries among the civilian population. Private and multi-apartment buildings, civilian infrastructure facilities were destroyed and damaged.

At night, the Russian invaders once again attacked Ukraine using 13 Shahed UAVs. The Ukrainian Air Defense Forces destroyed 13 attack UAVs.

1 settlement in Sumy region; 2 settlements in Kharkiv region; 3 settlements in Luhansk region; 23 settlements in Donetsk region; 1 settlement in Zaporizhzhia region; 1 settlement in Kherson region were hit by air strikes.

More than 110 settlements in the Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions were under artillery fire.

  • On the night of Saturday, May 4, Russian forces attacked Ukraine with attack drones and missiles. Ukraine's Air Defense Forces managed to destroy all UAVs.
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