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Russian army loses 5 tanks, 10 artillery systems and 800 soldiers per day in Ukraine

13 November, 2023 Monday

There were 69 combat engagements in the frontline over the past 24 hours. Ukrainian defenders repelled about 68 Russian attacks in key frontline areas and eliminated another 800 invaders


This is stated in the morning report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The total Russian combat losses from February 24, 2022 to November 13, 2023 amounted to:

  • personnel - about 312,550 (+800) people

  • tanks - 5,354 (+5)

  • armored fighting vehicles - 10,079 (+6)

  • artillery systems - 7,569 (+10)

  • MLRS - 881 (+0)

  • air defense systems - 580 (+0)

  • aircraft - 322 (+0)

  • helicopters - 324 (+0)

  • UAV operational-tactical level - 5,634 (+2)

  • cruise missiles - 1,561 (+1)

  • ships/boats - 22 (+0)

  • submarines - 1 (+0)

  • vehicles and tank trucks - 9,949 (+5)

  • special equipment - 1,079 (+1)

General Staff report: 69 combat engagements took place in the frontline

In the area of the northern Ukrainian border with Belarus, the operational situation has not changed. 

In the northeastern border area, Russian forces maintain a military presence in the border areas, conduct active sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened areas, and increase the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod region.

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy, with the support of aviation, conducted unsuccessful assault operations near the settlements of Sinkivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka and Kyslivka in the Kharkiv region. Ukrainian defenders repelled 11 attacks.

In the Liman direction, with the support of aviation, the enemy conducted unsuccessful assault operations near Novoyehorivka, Luhansk region. Ukrainian troops repelled 4 attacks.

In the Bakhmut direction, with the support of aviation, the enemy conducted assault operations in the areas of Dubovo-Vasylivka, east of Klishchiivka and Andriivka in the Donetsk region. Ukrainian defenders repelled about 10 attacks. In turn, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their assault operations south of Bakhmut in Donetsk region, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the enemy, and consolidating their positions.

In the Avdiivka direction, with the support of aviation, the occupants do not give up their attempts to encircle Avdiivka. Ukrainian soldiers are steadfastly holding the line, inflicting significant losses on the enemy. The Russian enemy's offensive actions southeast of Novokalynove, east of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka and Sievierne in the Donetsk region were unsuccessful. Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 17 attacks there.

In the Marinka direction, Ukrainian defenders repelled 24 attacks in the areas of Marinka and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, the enemy, with the support of aviation, conducted unsuccessful assault operations near Staromayorske, Donetsk region. Ukrainian soldiers repelled 2 attacks.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy did not conduct any offensive (assault) actions.

In the Melitopol direction, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct an offensive, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, and depleting the enemy along the entire front line.

In the Kherson direction, Ukrainian defenders are conducting counter-battery combat and inflicting fire on the enemy's rear.


Russian invaders fired 59 times at Ukraine from multiple rocket launchers

In total, the Russian aggressor launched 7 missiles and 34 air strikes, fired 59 times from multiple launch rocket systems at Ukrainian troops' positions and populated areas. Unfortunately, Russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian casualties and injuries. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged. The Russian occupiers also launched another series of missile attacks on civilian targets in the city of Kharkiv.

Air strikes were carried out in Petropavlivka, Cherneshchyna in Kharkiv region; Novoyehorivka, Bilohorivka, Serebrianske forestry in Luhansk region; Siversk, Avdiivka, Sievierne, Novomykhailivka, Urozhaine, Staromayorske in Donetsk region; Novodanylivka, Mala Tokmachka in Zaporizhzhia region; Kherson, Novoberyslav, Tiahynka, Ivanivka in Kherson region.

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


Ukrainian Armed Forces strike at Russian concentration areas and their ammunition depots

Over the past 24 hours, the aviation of the Defense Forces conducted 4 strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment. Air defense also destroyed one Kh-59 guided missile.

Missile troops hit 5 areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and 3 ammunition depots of the enemy.

  • On November 12, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi, Commander of the Ukrainian Land Forces, said that the Russian army had intensified its activities in the Bakhmut sector. At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces are repelling enemy attacks.

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