April 6, 2023

Ukraine Defense Ministry: 390 Russian troops killed in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

April 6, 2023

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 06.04.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 176630 (+390) persons, 

tanks ‒ 3631 (+2), 

APV ‒ 7013 (+8), 

artillery systems – 2714 (+7), 

MLRS – 532, 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 281 (+1),

aircraft – 306, 

helicopters – 292 (+1), 

UAV operational-tactical level – 2287 (+4),

cruise missiles ‒ 911,

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 5574 (+1),

special equipment ‒ 302 (+3).

Operational information as of 18.00 

Glory to Ukraine! Day 407 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of April 6, the adversary launched 4x missile, 7x air strikes, more than 10x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian infrastructure in various settlements.

The likelihood of missile and air strikes across Ukraine still remains high.

The adversary continues to focus its main efforts on the offensive operations on Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Mar’inka axes. During the day of April 6, more than 20x invaders’ attacks were repelled. The most intense fighting is for the settlements of Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Mar’inka.

Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no significant changes in the operational situation, no signs of the formation of adversary offensive groups were found.

Certain enemy units remain stationed in the Russian Kursk and Belgorod oblasts bordering Ukraine.

During the day of April 6, the adversary shelled the settlements of Leonivka (Chernihiv oblast), Veterynarne, Neskuchne, Ohirtseve, Tykhe, Bochkove, Chuhunivka, Zarubynka, Starytsya, and Kolodyazne (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: Topoli, Fyholivka, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Lyman Pershyi, Krokhmal’ne, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), and Novoselivs’ke (Luhansk oblast oblast) were shelled by the enemy.

Lyman axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Spirne. Nevs’ke, Dibrova, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues its offensive operations, attempting to take full control of the city of Bakhmut. Fierce fighting continues. During the day of April 6, the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of settlements of Orikhovo-Vasylivka and Bohdanivka. The Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled about 10x enemy attacks in this area of the front line. More than 15x settlements in the combat zone suffered from enemy shelling, including: Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Dyliivka, and Shumy (Donetsk Oblast).

Avdiivka and Mar’inka axes: the adversary conducted offensive operations in the vicinities of Novokalynove, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke, and Mar’inka. None of them were successful.

The fiercest fighting in this area is for Mar’inka, where 13x enemy attacks were repelled. At the same time, Avdiivka, Pervomais’ke, Mar’inka, and Pobjeda (Donetsk oblast) were shelled.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the enemy did not conduct any offensive operations during the day of April 6. The invaders shelled the settlements of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, and Velyka Novosilka, (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: with no active operations, the adversary continues to improve fortifications at its defensive lines and positions. The enemy shelled more than 15x settlements. Among them are Vremivka (Donetsk oblast), Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Huliaipilske, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Novoandriivka, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), and Kherson.

The Russian occupation forces continue to suffer huge casualties, and local medical facilities in the temporarily occupied territories have reached their full capacity. A tent city for the wounded Russian invaders was spotted in one of the settlements of Simferopol district of the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea. As of April 4, 2023, about 100x enemy soldiers are undergoing rehabilitation in the said field camp.

During the day of April 6, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 6x air strikes on the concentrations of occupants’ personnel and military equipment. In the meantime, missile and artillery units hit 2x concentration of manpower, 2x fuel and lubricant depots, and 1x electronic warfare station of the enemy.

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