March 27, 2023

Over 170,000 Russian troops killed in 13 months of war

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 27.03.23 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 171160 (+610) persons, 

tanks ‒ 3595 (+0), 

APV ‒ 6953 (+6), 

artillery systems – 2638 (+7), 

MLRS – 523 (+1), 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 277 (+0),

aircraft – 305 (+0), 

helicopters – 291 (+0), 

UAV operational-tactical level – 2216 (+0),

cruise missiles ‒ 911 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 18 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 5493 (+7),

special equipment ‒ 285 (+3).

Situation update as of 6 p.m., March 27, 2023

Glory to Ukraine! Day 397 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues. 

During the day of March 27, the adversary launched 7x air and 10x missile strikes, more than 15x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian infrastructure in various settlements. For missile strikes, the invaders continue to extensively use S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles.

The threat of missile and air strikes remains high across Ukraine.

The adversary is focusing its main efforts on the offensive operations on Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Mar’inka axes. The fiercest fighting is for Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Mar’inka.

Due to professional and coordinated actions, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 41x enemy attacks on these axes, during the day of March 27. 

Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no significant changes in the operational situation, no signs of the formation of offensive groups were found. During the day of March 27, the enemy shelled the vicinities of settlements of Bleshnya (Chernihiv oblast), Tovstodubove, Holyshivs’ke, Stukalivka, Volfyne, Mais’ke (Sumy oblast), Tymofiivka, Krasne, Ustynivka, and Chorne (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of settlements of Syn’kivka and Bilohorivka. The invaders fired artillery near Kam’yanka, Kolodyazne, Krasne Pershe, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kup’yans’k (Kharkiv oblast), Stel’makhivka, Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Spirne, and Vyimka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues to assault the city of Bakhmut that is held by Ukrainian defenders, as well as the vicinity of Ivanivske (Donetsk oblast). The russian forces shelled the settlements of Hryhorivka, Min’kivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Bakhmut, Kurdyumivka, Ozarianivka, Druzhba, and Maiors’k.

Avdiivka and Mar’inka axes: the adversary conducted offensive operations towards the settlements of Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke, and Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast), to no success. The occupiers used non-lethal aerosol “tear gas” grenades in the vicinities of Novokalynove, Lastochkyne, Pervomais’ke, and Mar’inka. The enemy shelled more than 10x settlements. Among them are Krasnohorivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke, Mar’inka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). 

Shakhtars’ke axis: Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Velyka Novosilka, and Vremivka (Donetsk oblast) came under fire. 

Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary continues to defend. The invaders shelled Vil’ne Pole, Novosilka, Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast), Poltavka, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Bilohir’ya, Novodanylivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Antonivka, and the city of Kherson (Kherson oblast). In addition, the occupiers launched 1x air strike on civilian infrastructure of Beryslav.

During the day of March 27, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 9x air strikes on the concentrations of russian troops and military equipment, and 1x on an anti-aircraft missile system.

During the day of March 27, Ukrainian troops shot down 1x Orlan-10 UAV of the enemy.

Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 2x command posts and 1x concentration of enemy troops. 

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