Espreso. Global

Ukrainian army eliminates 790 Russian troops, 30 artillery systems per day - General Staff

5 January, 2024 Friday
10:25

Over the past day, January 4, the Ukrainian Defense Forces eliminated 790 Russian soldiers, destroyed 30 artillery systems and 14 armored combat vehicles

client/title.list_title

Ukraine's General Staff reports.

The total Russian combat losses from February 24, 2022, to January 5, 2024, amounted to:

  • personnel – about 363,070 (+790)
  • tanks ‒ 6,011 (+9)
  • armored fighting vehicles ‒ 11,142 (+14)
  • artillery systems – 8,604 (+30)
  • MLRS – 949 (+2)
  • air defense systems ‒ 631 (+1) 
  • aircraft – 329
  • helicopters – 324
  • UAV operational-tactical level – 6,771 (+18)
  • cruise missiles ‒ 1,786 (+1)
  • warships/boats ‒ 23
  • submarines – 1
  • vehicles and tank trucks – 11,463 (+40) 
  • special equipment ‒ 1,313 (+9)

Russia's hostile shelling of Ukraine

Over the past day, 59 combat engagements took place. The Russians launched 7 missile strikes, 36 air strikes, fired 37 times from multiple launch rocket systems at Ukrainian troops' positions and populated areas.

About 100 settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions came under artillery fire. 2 settlements in Donetsk region; 2 settlements in Zaporizhzhia region; Zmiivka in Kherson region were hit by air strikes.

"As a result of Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure have been destroyed and damaged," the General Staff noted. 

In addition, at night, the Russian occupiers once again attacked Ukraine with Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs.

Situation on the main frontlines

Near the state Ukrainian border with Belarus, the operational situation has not changed.

In the northeastern border area, the Russian army maintains a military presence, conducts active sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened areas, and increases the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod region.

In the Kupyansk direction, Ukrainian defenders beat back 4 Russian attacks near Synkivka and east of Petropavlivka in the Kharkiv region.

In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian troops repelled 4 attacks near Bohdanivka, Klishchiyivka and Andriivka in Donetsk region.

In the Lyman and Shakhtarsk directions, the Russian troops did not conduct any offensive actions.

In the Avdiivka direction, the Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to deter the Russian forces, which continue trying to encircle Avdiivka. Ukrainian defenders are holding the line and inflicting significant losses on the Russian troops. Ukrainian Defense Forces repulsed 16 Russian attacks near Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka and another 16 attacks in the areas of Pervomaiske and Nevelske in Donetsk region over the past day.

In the Marinka direction, the Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to hold back the Russian troops near Marinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk region. Ukrainian troops repelled 7 attacks in the Donetsk region.

 In the Zaporizhzhia direction, near Robotyne and northwest of Verbove in Zaporizhzhia region Ukrainian forces beat back 8 Russian attacks.

In the Kherson direction, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to expand their bridgehead. Despite significant losses, the Russian troops continue trying to drive Ukrainian units out of their positions. Over the past day, the invading Russian army made 6 unsuccessful assault attacks.

Ukrainian Defense Forces strikes at Russian troops' positions

Over the past day, Ukrainian aviation struck 10 areas with concentrated personnel and 2 Russian command posts.

Ukrainian missile troops hit an air defense facility, personnel, weapons and military equipment concentration area, 4 artillery pieces, 2 electronic warfare stations and 3 Russian command posts.



 
Tags:
Read also:
  • News
2024, Friday
12 July
21:30
Review
Victorious news of 870th day of war: Russia loses record number of troops, explosions reported in Mariupol
21:09
Russian attacks kill 5 civilians, injure at least 18 others in Donetsk region
20:47
Ukraine gathers evidence on Russia’s mine use against civilians
20:41
Updated
Russia scares Ukrainians with blowing up Kyiv, Kaniv dams. Ukraine reacts
20:30
Belarus prepares false flag operations on Ukraine's border amid military drills with China
20:10
Exclusive
Situation in Kharkiv region is close to stabilization - Achilles Battalion commander
19:50
Ukraine's GDP grows by 4.1% in first half of 2024 despite negative factors
19:24
94 clashes occur at front, Pokrovsk direction remains hottest - Ukraine's General Staff
18:59
Russia spreads fake about Ukraine's intention to use chemical weapons in Donetsk, Kherson sectors
18:35
Updated
Polish Sejm recognizes deportation of Crimean Tatar people in 1944 as genocide
18:15
Exclusive
Russian troops lose all their equipment trying to advance in Lyman sector - Ukraine's 96th Battalion
17:56
Norway: Ukraine has right to strike at Russian territory to defend itself
17:35
Exclusive
Russia's tactics for launching Kalibr missile from Caspian Sea: expert names main dangers
16:57
OPINION
There are no perfect sanctions
16:37
Okhmatdyt's toxicology building cannot be restored - Ukraine's Health Minister
16:14
Six people explode on Russian tripwire during evacuation in Kharkiv region
15:50
Explosions occur in occupied Mariupol, likely near airport
15:34
Russia suffers record personnel losses in Ukraine over last two months - UK intelligence
15:13
Ukraine's Prosecutor General urges ICC action against Russia for Okhmatdyt attack
14:55
Russian shelling destroys nearly 4 hectares of wheat field in Zaporizhzhia region
14:30
Danish Prime Minister addresses Ukraine's potential to strike Russian territory with F-16
14:00
OPINION
Ukraine is NATO's Achilles' heel
13:47
Exclusive
Russia is running out of mechanized resources - Information Resistance group
13:20
Exclusive
"Star attack" method: military expert explains Russia's tactics used in massive attack on Okhmatdyt
13:01
Updated
Zelenskyy holds meetings during NATO summit in Washington: details
12:45
Review
Interim NATO summit results and tech innovations in 3rd Brigade combating Russian UAVs. Serhiy Zgurets' column
12:15
Australia pledges largest military aid package of $250 million to Ukraine since war's start
11:58
Australian military officer and husband arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia
11:35
Hungary's Orban meets with Trump, discusses war in Ukraine as "peace mission"
11:16
7-year-old boy dies in Kyiv after being in Okhmatdyt hospital during Russian attack
10:57
Stories of prisoners under Russian occupation: documentary film Bring Me Home presented in Kyiv
10:43
How European media spread Russia fakes about Okhmatdyt Kyiv children’s hospital attack
10:13
Russia loses 1,030 soldiers, 48 artillery systems, 9 tanks in one day of war in Ukraine
09:53
Ukraine Compact signed at NATO summit: details
09:35
UN General Assembly adopts resolution on security of Ukraine's nuclear facilities
2024, Thursday
11 July
22:50
Review
Victorious news of 869th day of war: Ukraine's special forces destroy 11 Russian ammunition depots, Ukrainian army to get 18 Bohdana howitzers
22:31
Interview
Europe struggles even more than Ukraine in dealing with Russian disinfo. Interview with Anna Melenchuk
22:09
Exclusive
Russia digs up coffins of fallen Ukrainian soldiers from graves - Kherson City Council member
21:41
Russia plotted to assassinate Rheinmetall CEO supplying Ukraine with weapons: US, Germany foil plan
21:27
62 firefights occur at front, Russian army most active in Pokrovsk sector - Ukraine's General Staff
More news