September 10, 2023

Russian Ministry of Defense: up to 575 Ukrainian casualties in the past 24 hours

Russian Defense Ministry

In the Donetsk direction, units of the Yug Group of Forces, jointly with aviation and artillery, repelled two attacks launched by assault groups of the 53rd and 110th mechanised brigades of the AFU close to Vodyanoye and Krasnogorovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

In addition, AFU personnel and military hardware were hit near Kleshcheyevka, Krasnoye, and Maloilyinovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

During the combat actions, the enemy lost up to 260 troops, two armoured fighting vehicles, and five motor vehicles.

▫️ In Zaporozhye direction, as a result of active action by units of the Russian Group of Forces, supported by aviation and artillery fire, six attacks launched by assault groups of the 65th Mechanised Brigade of the AFU near Rabotino (Zaporozhye region) have been repelled during the day.

In addition, enemy personnel and hardware were inflicted fire damage close to Novoandreyevka, north of Rabotino and north-west of Verbovoye (Zaporozhye region).

Up to 80 Ukrainian servicemen, two armoured fighting vehicles, and two pick-up trucks have been neutralised during the day.

In counter-battery warfare, the following vehicles were eliminated: one Akatsiya self-propelled artillery gun; U.S.-made M198, M119, and M777 howitzers, as well as Msta-B and D-20 guns.

Also, a Swedish-made ARTHUR counter-battery radar station was destroyed near Shirokoye (Zaporozhye region).

Ammunition depots of the 82nd Air Assault Brigade and the 9th Army Corps of the AFU were obliterated near Trudovoye and Rizdvyanka (Zaporozhye region).

▫️ In South Donetsk direction, units of the Vostok Group of Forces repelled an attack launched by units of the 37th AFU Marine Brigade near Novodonetskoye (Donetsk People’s Republic).

In addition, air strikes and artillery fire struck clusters of manpower and equipment of the 72nd Mechanised Brigade and the 38th Marine Brigade of the AFU close to Nikolskoye, Novomayorskoye, and Ugledar (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The enemy’s losses in this direction totalled over 130 Ukrainian servicemen, four motor vehicles, and one Msta-B howitzer.

▫️ In Krasny Liman direction, units of the Tsentr Group of Forces, in co-operation with aviation and artillery, repelled an attack launched by an assault group of the 67th Mechanised Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Chervonaya Dibrova (Lugansk People’s Republic).

Fire also damaged hardware and personnel clusters of the 12th Azov Special Forces Brigade, the 5th Ukrainian National Guard Brigade, and the 67th Mechanised Brigade of the AFU in the vicinity of Kuzmino and Chervonaya Dibrova (Lugansk People’s Republic).

Over 50 Ukrainian troops, one armoured fighting vehicle, two pick-up trucks, two Gvozdika self-propelled launchers, and one D-30 howitzer were neutralised.

▫️ In Kupyansk direction, units of the Zapad Group of Forces, supported by air and artillery fire, repelled two attacks launched by assault groups of the 25th Airborne Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Kuzemovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

The AFU losses totalled up to 35 troops, one tank, two motor vehicles, and one Gvozdika self-propelled artillery gun.

In addition, an ammunition depot of the 1st Special Forces Brigade of the AFU was wiped out near Volchanskiye Khutora (Kharkov region).

Over 20 Ukrainian personnel, two motor vehicles, and two D-30 howitzers have been eliminated by fire in Kherson direction during the day. 

▫️ Operational-Tactical Aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Russian Armed Forces’ groups of forces engaged manpower and military hardware of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in 117 areas.

In addition, a P-18 air target detection and tracking radar station was destroyed at a position uncovered by reconnaissance means near Lukashevo (Zaporozhye region).

Fire struck command and observation posts of the 77th Airmobile, 93rd Mechanised, 100th Territorial Defence brigades, and 15th Regiment of the Ukrainian National Guard in the vicinity of Spornoye and Serebryanka (Donetsk People’s Republic). 

▫️ The Russian Naval Aviation detected and destroyed three U.S.-made Willard speedboats in the Black Sea at night, each carrying up to 36 members of the AFU special operations forces in landing groups. 

Air defence and electronic warfare systems destroyed and suppressed 42 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles in the areas of Ocheretovatoye, Novoye, Ulyanovka, and Kharkovo (Zaporozhye region), Ploshchanka, Belogorovka, and Rubezhnoye (Lugansk People’s Republic), Spornoye, Soledar, and Gorlovka (Donetsk People’s Republic), Novaya Mayachka and Velyka Lepetikha (Kherson region).

📊 In total, 467 airplanes and 248 helicopters, 6,582 unmanned aerial vehicles, 436 air defence missile systems, 11,773 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 1,149 combat vehicles equipped with MLRS, 6,319 field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as 12,883 units of special military hardware have been destroyed during the special military operation.

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