Espreso. Global
Updated

Ukrainian forces eliminate 780 Russian soldiers, 8 tanks, and 29 artillery systems in one day – General Staff

8 November, 2023 Wednesday
10:16

During the past day, the Ukrainian military repelled enemy attacks in the Kupyansk, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka directions, eliminating 780 Russian invaders

client/title.list_title

This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on November 8.

The total combat losses of the enemy from February 24, 2022, to November 8, 2023, were approximately:

  • personnel – about 307,640 (+780) 
  • tanks ‒ 5301 (+8)
  • armored personnel vehicles ‒ 9996 (+22) 
  • artillery systems - 7439 (+29) 
  • MLRS – 872 (+3) 
  • anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 572 (+2) 
  • aircraft – 322 (+0) 
  • helicopters – 324 (+0) 
  • UAVs of the operational-tactical level – 5567 (+10)
  • cruise missiles ‒ 1556 (+0)
  • warships/boats ‒ 20 (+0) 
  • submarines – 1 (+0)
  • vehicles and fuel tanks – 9814 (+47) 
  • special equipment ‒ 1054 (+5)

Situation on the main frontlines

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 grouping of troops covering the state border, conducting active sabotage activities in the border areas to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened areas, and increasing the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod region.

In the Kupyansk direction, Russian troops conducted unsuccessful assault operations near Synkivka, Ivanivka, Berestove, Kharkiv region. The Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled 6 attacks there.

In the Lyman direction, Russian troops conducted unsuccessful assault operations near the Serebrianske Forestry.

In the Bakhmut direction, Russian troops tried to regain lost ground near Bohdanivka, Klishchiivka and Andriivka, where the Ukrainian military repelled 6 attacks. The Ukrainian Defense Forces continued their assault operations south of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on Russian troops, and consolidating their positions.

In the Avdiivka direction, Russian troops try to surround Avdiivka. Ukrainian soldiers are steadfastly holding the defense, inflicting numerous losses on Russian forces. Russia’s offensive actions near Avdiivka and 3 more settlements in the Donetsk region were unsuccessful; the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled over 14 attacks.

In the Marinka direction, Russian troops carried out unsuccessful attacks near Marinka, Donetsk region. Ukrainian soldiers repelled over 17 attacks.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, Ukrainian defenders repelled the assault near Staromayorske, Donetsk region.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy did not launch any assaults. 

In the Kherson direction, the Ukrainian Defence Forces conduct counter-battery operations, destroy Russian depots, and successfully strike at the enemy's rear.

The Ukrainian Defence Forces are conducting an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupying forces, consolidating their positions, and exhausting Russian troops.

Russian army launched 6 missile strikes and 50 air strikes against Ukraine

In the last 24 hours, there were 45 combat clashes. The enemy conducted 6 missile and 50 air attacks and launched 64 MLRS attacks on our troops and populated areas.

Airstrikes hit several areas, including Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Pishchane, and Proletarske in the Kharkiv region; Nadiya, Serebrianka Forestry in the Luhansk region; Riznykivka, Spirne, Rozdolivka, Klishchiivka, Avdiivka, Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar, and Rivnopil in the Donetsk region; as well as Tyahynka in the Kherson region.

More than 80 settlements in the Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions were subjected to artillery fire.

Ukrainian forces hit 7 Russian artillery systems and 2 command posts

During the past day, the Defense Forces' aviation conducted 17 strikes on areas with enemy personnel, weaponry, and military equipment, and 4 strikes targeted enemy anti-aircraft missile systems.

Missile forces units successfully targeted 7 artillery units, 2 control points, a fuel and lubricants warehouse, an area with enemy personnel, weaponry, and military equipment, an anti-aircraft defense installation, 2 radar stations, and an enemy electronic warfare station.

Tags:
Read also:
  • News
2024, Wednesday
12 June
21:55
Exclusive
Dangerous even after being shot down: expert on Russia's modified cruise missiles
21:40
Review
Victorious news of 840th day of war: intelligence confirms two Russian Su-57s hit, Ukraine may receive first F-16s this summer
21:23
Russia plans to "re-educate" 5,000 schoolkids in summer camps in occupied Luhansk region
20:58
Exclusive
Hate, manipulation, and “pain points”: media expert on how Russian propaganda works
20:27
Ukraine forces destroy rare Russian Zoopark radar
19:56
Exclusive
Peace Summit aims to make distant countries realize that war threatens them as well - diplomat
19:30
We enter period of potential nuclear destruction, and it's not Russia's fault: foreign fakes for June 12
19:02
Updated
Russian missile strike on Kryvyi Rih kills 8, injures 21
18:49
Exclusive
Russian troops forced to move their headquarters further away from frontline - Ukrainian major
18:27
Rheinmetall to start producing Lynx infantry fighting vehicles in Ukraine in 2024
18:06
Felix and Me, based on novel by military Artem Chekh, is available on Netflix
17:47
Russia's war makes strokes in Ukraine 10-15 years younger - Health Minister Liashko
17:28
Film featuring Mystetskyi Arsenal team, singer ONUKA wins Emmy Award
17:09
Ukrainian army destroys Russian S-300, S-400 radars in occupied Crimea
16:50
Russia's Central Bank's frozen assets to work in Ukraine's favor: EU and G7 prepare new decision
16:29
Russia may have broken through to Chasiv Yar suburb - British intelligence
16:04
Exclusive
ECtHR begins hearings in "Ukraine and Netherlands v. Russia" on human rights violations
15:46
Ukrainian forces deny Russian claim of capturing Miasozharivka village
15:26
Hurgary's Orban says he will not block NATO's decision on Ukraine
15:02
Exclusive
June 5-12 live war map: Donetsk front crisis and clearing sky over Crimea
14:26
Ukraine’s Commander-in-Chief names frontline areas where Russia concentrates its main efforts
13:56
Exclusive
Bolstering Ukraine's air defense: how many air defense systems Ukraine can get
13:35
Two Indians recruited by Russia killed in war in Ukraine
13:17
Netherlands to deliver first F-16s to Ukraine this summer - Defense Minister Ollongren
12:59
Exclusive
Ukrainian army destroys 2 rare Russian Tyulpan mortars in eastern direction
12:39
Review
Germany's consistency in bolstering Ukraine's air defense, deja vu after Rheinmetall CEO's statement. Serhiy Zgurets' column
12:13
U.S. Biden approves second Patriot air defense system for Ukraine
11:35
ISW explains why Russia accuses Ukraine and NATO of terrorism
11:14
Ukraine finds Starlink alternative to target Crimea waters - Commander Sukharevskyi
10:58
Norway to allocate EUR 240 million for Ukraine's air defense
10:37
US announces new sanctions against "Russian war machine"
10:15
Man attacks Ukrainian woman with knife in Germany, 19-year-old Afghan man suspected
09:58
Russia attacks Ukraine with Shaheds and missiles at night, injuring civilians
09:38
Infographics
Russia loses 980 soldiers, 9 tanks and 46 artillery systems in one day of war in Ukraine
2024, Tuesday
11 June
22:15
Review
Victorious news of 839th day of war: Russian EW system destroyed, Germany, Italy supply air defense aid to Ukraine
21:57
Updated
Germany to supply third Patriot battery, 100 missiles to Ukraine
21:52
Russian air activity intensifies in Pokrovsk sector — Ukraine's General Staff
21:30
Ukrainian diplomats recruit mercenaries in Côte d'Ivoire - new Russian propaganda fake 
21:16
Estonia to supply Ukraine with Mistral SAMs and missiles
20:59
US allocates $824 million to support Ukraine's energy sector
More news