April 30, 2023

Russian Defense Ministry: Up to 840 Ukraine troops killed in 24 hours

Russian Defense Ministry

April 30, 2023

Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation

ūü핬†In Kupyansk direction, Operational-Tactical and Army aviation and artillery of the Zapad Group of Forces inflicted fire damage on the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) close to Sinkovka, Kislovka, Kamenka, Masyutovka (Kharkov region), and Novosyolovskoye (Lugansk People’s Republic).

‚óĹÔłŹ¬†Two¬†sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been disabled close to Olshana and Berestovoye.¬†

‚óĹÔłŹ Up to¬†85¬†Ukrainian troops,¬†two¬†armoured fighting vehicles, and¬†three¬†pick-up trucks have been neutralised.

‚óĹÔłŹ In Krasny Liman direction, ground-attack aircraft and artillery of the Tsentr Group of Forces engaged the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine close to Makeevka and Chervonaya Dibrova (Lugansk People’s Republic), and Serebryansky forestry.¬†

‚óĹÔłŹ Up to¬†65¬†Ukrainian personnel,¬†one¬†armoured fighting vehicle,¬†three¬†motor vehicles, and¬†two¬†D-20 and D-30 howitzers.

ūü핬†In Donetsk direction, the assault detachments continue forcing the enemy out of the western part of the city of Artyomovsk, and have seized four blocks. Russia’s Airborne Troops have been paralysing the enemy in the northern and southern outskirts of the city.

‚óĹÔłŹ Aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery, and heavy flamethrowers of the Yug Group of Forces have engaged the AFU units close to Bogdanovka and Artyomovskoye (Donetsk People’s Republic).

‚óĹÔłŹ The Russian aviation have made¬†4¬†sorties in this area during the day. The artillery of the Yug Group of Forces have performed¬†61¬†firing missions.

ūü핬†More than¬†200¬†Ukrainian troops have been eliminated and around¬†280¬†more have been evacuated with injuries of varying severity as a result of a missile strike on temporary deployment areas of the 24th Mechanised Brigade and a unit of the AFU Special Operations Forces close to Konstantinovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).¬†

ūü핬†An artillery ammunition depot¬† of the 54th Mechanised Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has been annihilated near Belogorovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

‚óĹÔłŹ The enemy losses in this direction have amounted to over¬†480¬†Ukrainian troops and mercenaries,¬†12¬†armoured fighting vehocles,¬†30¬†motor vehicles,¬†one¬†D-20 howitzer, and¬†one¬†Gvozdika self-propelled artillery system during the day.

witzers have been neutralised in these directions during the day.

ūü핬†In Kherson direction, over¬†10¬†Ukrainian servicemen,¬†one¬†motor vehicle, and¬†one¬†Msta-B howitzer have been neutralised by fire.

‚óĹÔłŹ In addition, a U.S.-made¬†AN/TPQ-36 counter-battery radar¬†station was obliterated near Ponyatovka (Kherson region).¬†

ūü핬†Operational-Tactical and Army aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Russian Group of Forces have engaged¬†82¬†AFU artillery units, manpower and hardware in¬†115¬†areas during the day.

‚óĹÔłŹ The command post of the 81st Airmobile Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was hit near Belogorovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

ūü핬†In the vicinity of Svessa (Sumy region),¬†a military equipment and armament repair facility¬†of the 117th Territorial Defence Brigade was hit.

ūü핬†In addition, up to¬†200 tonnes¬†of ammunition of the AFU troops have been destroyed as a result of a strike on a train at a railway station near Kramatorsk (Donetsk People’s Republic).¬†

ūü핬†Air defence facilities have intercepted¬†7¬†HIMARS and Uragan projectiles.

ūü핬†Moreover,¬†4¬†Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles have been downed close to Novenkoye (Sumy region), Trudovoye, Chistopolye (Zaporozhye region), and Kirillovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

ūüď䬆In total,¬†413¬†airplanes and¬†230¬†helicopters,¬†3,905¬†unmanned aerial vehicles,¬†421¬†air defense missile systems,¬†8,920¬†tanks and other armoured combat vehicles,¬†1,095¬†combat vehicles equipped with MLRS,¬†4,695¬†field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as¬†9,882¬†units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

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