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Russian army losses air defense system, 29 tanks,730 soldiers per day of war in Ukraine

30 March, 2024 Saturday
12:30

Over the past day, 72 combat clashes took place on the frontline. The Ukrainian Defense Forces managed to repel a number of Russian attacks in six frontline areas and eliminate another 730 soldiers

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported.

The total combat losses of the Russian Federation from 24.02.22 to 30.03.24 are approximately:

  • personnel - about 441,520 (+730) people,
  • tanks - 6,951 (+29) 
  • armored combat vehicles - 13,284 (+20) 
  • artillery systems - 11,006 (+15) 
  • MLRS - 1,023 (+0) 
  • air defense systems - 736 (+1) 
  • aircraft - 347 (+0) 
  • helicopters - 325 (+0) units,
  • UAVs of operational and tactical level - 8,701 (+45)
  • cruise missiles - 2,046 (+24)
  • ships/boats - 26 (+0) 
  • submarines - 1 (+0) 
  • motor vehicles and tankers - 14,670 (+25) 
  • special equipment - 1,814 (+7).

Situation at the front: Ukrainian defense forces repelled over 60 Russian attacks in 6 sectors over the last day

According to the General Staff, the operational situation has not changed in the area of the northern Ukrainian border with Belarus.

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

In the Kupyansk direction, the Russian army did not conduct any offensive (assault) actions.

In the Lyman direction, Ukrainian troops repelled 16 attacks near Terny in Donetsk region and Bilohorivka in Luhansk region, where the Russian army, with the support of aviation, tried to break through the Ukrainian defense.

In the Bakhmut direction, the Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled four attacks near Klishchiivka and Andriivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Avdiivka direction, Ukrainian defenders rebuffed 20 attacks near 6 settlements, where the Russian troops, supported by air power, tried to drive Ukrainian units out of their positions.

In the Novopavlivka direction, the Ukrainian Defense Forces are holding back their enemy near 5 localities in the Donetsk region, where the Russian forces tried to break through the Ukrainian defenses 25 times.

In the Orikhiv direction, the occupation forces launched 4 unsuccessful attacks on the Ukrainian positions near Staromayorske in Donetsk region and northwest of Verbove in Zaporizhzhia region.

In the Kherson direction, Russia does not abandon its intention to drive Ukrainian units from their footholds on the left bank of the Dnipro River. They attacked Ukrainian troops' positions 3 times over the last day.

Russia attacked Ukraine with drones, missiles and aircraft: Ukraine’s forces hit 12 Russian troops' concentration areas

In total, the Russian Federation launched 38 missile and 75 air strikes, fired 98 times from multiple launch rocket systems at the positions of Ukrainian troops and populated areas. Unfortunately, Russian terrorist attacks have resulted in deaths and injuries among the civilian population. A number of multi-storey buildings, medical facilities, cars, a school, a kindergarten and other civilian infrastructure facilities were destroyed and damaged.

At night, the Russian occupation forces attacked Ukraine again, using Shahed UAVs and cruise missiles of various types. Data on the attack is being clarified.

Over the past day, 1 locality in Sumy region, 6 in Kharkiv region, 1 in Luhansk region, 16 in Donetsk region, and 3 in Zaporizhzhia region were hit by air strikes.

About 120 settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions were under artillery fire.

At the same time, over the past day, the aviation of the Ukrainian Defense Forces struck at 1 control center, 1 air defense facility and 10 areas of Russian personnel, weapons and military equipment.

Missile units struck 2 areas of personnel concentration, two air defense facilities and a Russian artillery unit.

  • On the night of March 30, Russia fired another attack on the territory of Ukraine with attack drones. In the southern regions, they tried to hit energy infrastructure facilities with drones.

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