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Russia loses 3 tanks, 38 artillery systems and 320 soldiers in Ukraine over 24 hours - General Staff

27 September, 2023 Wednesday

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Russia has lost 276,990 soldiers in the war with Ukraine

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reports.

The total combat losses of the Russian Federation since the beginning of the full-scale invasion are estimated at:

  • personnel - about 276,990 people (320 of them the enemy lost in the last day);
  • tanks - 4,675 (+3),
  • armored combat vehicles - 8,950 (+4),
  • artillery systems - 6,337 (+38),
  • MLRS - 792,
  • air defense systems - 534 (+1),
  • airplanes - 315,
  • helicopters - 316,
  • UAVs of operational and tactical level - 4,948 (+24),
  • cruise missiles - 1,529,
  • ships/boats - 20,
  • submarines - 1,
  • vehicles and fuel tankers - 8,792 (+29),
  • special equipment - 927 (+2).

The situation on the front lines

According to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Russia is actively conducting sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to dangerous areas and is increasing the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod region.

In the area of responsibility of the North operational-strategic group (northern Ukrainian border with Belarus) the operational situation remains without significant changes.

In the northeastern border area, Russian forces maintain a military presence in the border areas. According to the General Staff, the Russian troops are carrying out active sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatening areas. They also increase the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod region.

The Russian army did not launch any offensive (assault) actions in the area of responsibility of the Khortytsia operational-strategic group in the Kupyansk, Lyman and Bakhmut directions.

In the area of responsibility of the Tavria operational-strategic group in the Avdiivka direction, the Defense Forces repelled Russian attacks near Sieverne in Donetsk region.

In the Marinka direction, Russian militants tried in vain to advance in the area of Marinka, Donetsk region. Over the past day, they made 13 unsuccessful attempts to force Ukrainian troops out of their positions.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, Ukrainian defenders continue to hold the line at the occupied positions.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, Ukrainian troops repelled the Russian attack in the area south of Novodarivka, Zaporizhzhia region.

The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to carry out offensive operations in the Melitopol direction and assault operations in the Bakhmut direction, inflicting losses on the occupation forces and depleting the Russian enemy along the entire front line.

In the area of responsibility of the Odesa operational-strategic group in the Kherson direction, the Defense Forces continue counter-battery combat, destroying supply depots and successfully hitting Russia's rear.

Ukrainian Defense Forces destroyed a Russian command post and two ammunition depots

Over the past day, the aviation of the Defense Forces carried out 12 strikes on the areas of the Russian personnel, weapons and military equipment concentration.

In particular, missile units hit 5 artillery pieces, 3 areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment, a command center and 2 Russian ammunition depots.

26 combat clashes took place on the frontline over the past day

Russian militants, ignoring international humanitarian law, continue to shell not only the positions of Ukrainian troops but also the civilian infrastructure of settlements, terrorizing civilians.

Over the past day, 26 combat clashes took place on the frontline. The Russian troops launched 10 missile strikes and 77 air strikes, fired 44 times from multiple launch rocket systems at the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian objects in Ukraine. Unfortunately, the Russian terrorist attacks have resulted in deaths and injuries among the civilian population. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

A number of localities in Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions were subjected to air strikes.

About 100 settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions came under artillery fire.

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