January 14, 2024

Russian Ministry of Defense: Up to 800  Ukrainians killed or wounded in the past 24 hours

Russian Defense Ministry

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation.

▫️In Kupyansk direction, units of the Zapad Group of Forces supported by artillery and helicopters repelled four attacks launched by assault detachments of the AFU 30th, 32nd, and 60th mechanised brigades near Sinkovka (Kharkov region).

In addition, losses were inflicted on AFU units near Kislovka (Kharkov region) and Rozovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

The AFU losses amounted to up to 130 Ukrainian troops, four tanks, eight motor vehicles, one U.S.-made M777 artillery system, and three Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems.

Moreover, one ammunition depot of the 113th Territorial Defence Brigade was wiped out near Volchansk (Kharkov region).

▫️In Krasny Liman direction, units of the Tsentr Group of Forces supported by operational-tactical aircraft, helicopters, and artillery repelled one attack launched by assault detachments of the 13th Ukrainian National Guard Brigade near Chervonaya Dibrova (Lugansk People’s Republic) and inflicted losses on enemy manpower near Serebryansky forestry.

The AFU losses in this direction amounted to more than 80 Ukrainian troops, two armoured fighting vehicles, two motor vehicles, and one Msta-B howitzer.

▫️In Donetsk direction, units of the Yug Group of Forces support by aviation, artillery, and heavy flamethrower systems repelled three attacks launched by assault detachments of the AFU 21st, 24th mechanised brigades, and 50th Motorised Rifle Brigade near VeseloyeNovgorodskoye, and Nevelskoye (Donetsk People’s Republic).

Strikes were delivered at manpower and hardware of the AFU 22nd, 28th, and 93rd mechanised brigades near KleshcheyevkaAndreyevka, and Kurdyumovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The AFU losses amounted to more than 300 Ukrainian troops, nine tanks, four infantry fighting vehicles, including one Bradley infantry fighting vehicle, four armoured fighting vehicles, one Strela-10 air defence system, and 27 motor vehicles.

In the course of counterbattery warfare, two U.S.-made M777 artillery systems, one Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery system, one UK-made AS-90 self-propelled artillery system, one German-made Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled artillery system, one Czech-made Dana self-propelled howitzer, one U.S.-made M119 artillery howitzer, and three D-30 howitzers were neutralised.

▫️In South Donetsk direction, units of the Vostok Group of Forces supported by aviation and artillery inflicted losses on units of the AFU 72nd Mechanised Brigade near Elizavetovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The AFU losses amounted to more than 170 Ukrainian troops, two tanks, one Strela-10 air defence system, and six motor vehicles.

In addition, in the course of counterbattery warfare, one U.S.-made M777 artillery system, one UK-made FH-70 howitzer, one Czech-made Dana self-propelled howitzer, one Gvozdika self-propelled artillery system were neutralised.

▫️In Zaporozhye direction, units of the Russian Group of Forces supported by artillery inflicted losses on manpower and hardware of the AFU 65th, 118th mechanised brigades, 82nd Air Assault Brigade, 128th Mountain Assault Brigade, 2nd and 15th Ukrainian national guard brigades near Stepovoye, VerbovoyeNovopokrovka, Rabotino, and Pyatikhatki (Zaporozhye region).

The AFU losses amounted to up to 60 Ukrainian troops, two armoured fighting vehicles, three motor vehicles, and one D-30 howitzer.

▫️In Kherson direction, as a result of the strikes, the AFU losses amounted to up to 60 Ukrainian troops, four motor vehicles, three U.S.-made M777 artillery systems, one Slovak-made Zuzana-2 self-propelled artillery system, and one Gvozdika self-propelled artillery system.

▫️Missile Troops and Artillery of the Groups of Forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation wiped out one aviation ammunition depot at Dolgintsevo airfield (Dnepropetrovsk region), 98 AFU artillery units at firing positions, as well as engaged enemy manpower and hardware in 112 areas.

▫️Air defence units shot down 23 unmanned aerial vehicles close to NovoandeyevkaSpornoye, Lipovoye (Donetsk People’s Republic), PodkuichanskPopasnaya (Lugansk People’s Republic), Veseloye, LyubimovkaNovoye (Zaporozhye region), Novaya Kakhovka (Kherson region), as well as intercepted 17 HIMARS and Uragan MLRS shells.

📊In total, 567 airplanes and 265 helicopters, 10,664 unmanned aerial vehicles, 450 air defence missile systems, 14,618 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 1,202 combat vehicles equipped with MLRS, 7,729 field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as 17,455 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

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