March 30, 2023

Ukraine Defense Ministry:  590 Russian troops killed in 24-hour period

Ukraine Defense Ministry

March 30, 2023

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 30.03.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 172900 (+560) persons, 

tanks ‒ 3610 (+1), 

APV ‒ 6974 (+8), 

artillery systems – 2671 (+12), 

MLRS – 526, 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 278 (+1),

aircraft – 306, 

helicopters – 291, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 2239,

cruise missiles ‒ 911,

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 5518 (+11),

special equipment ‒ 291 (+3).

Operational information as of 18.00 

Glory to Ukraine! The four hundredth day of large-scale armed aggression of the russian federation against our country continues.

During the day, the enemy launched 1 missile and 3 air strikes, carried out 5 attacks from rocket salvo systems on the positions of our troops and the civilian infrastructure of populated areas.

The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high, because the enemy continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, and continues to use terror tactics against the civilian population.

The enemy is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Marinka directions. The settlements of Bilogorivka, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Maryinka remain at the epicenter of hostilities. 47 enemy attacks in the specified directions were repelled.

In the Volyn, Polissiya, Siverskyi, and Slobozhanskyi directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of offensive groups have been detected. During the day, the enemy shelled the settlements of Hirsk in the Chernihiv region, Novovasylivka, Nova Huta, Stukalyvka, Iskryskivshchyna, and Volfyne in the Sumy region, as well as the settlements of Graniv, Kozacha Lopan, Vovchansk, Zybyne, and Budarka in the Kharkiv region.

On the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, during the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Stelmakhivka, Kuzmyny, and Berestovo. The settlements, namely: Dvorichanske, Zapadne, Dvorichna, Kupyansk, Krokhmalne of Kharkiv region, were subjected to artillery shelling; Novoselivske, Nevske, Bilogorivka of Luhansk region, as well as Kolodyazi, Torske, Siversk, Spirne of Donetsk region.

The enemy continues its assault on the city of Bakhmut. However, our defenders courageously hold the city, repel numerous enemy attacks. During the day, the occupiers conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Orikhovo-Vasylivka region of the Donetsk region. The settlements of Minkivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Druzhkivka, Bakhmut of the Donetsk region were shelled.

On the Avdiivka and Maryinka directions, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the areas of Novobakhmutivka, Novokalynovy, Stepovy, Avdiivka, Severnoy, Vodyany, Krasnohorivka and Maryinka of the Donetsk region, without success. Shelled, in particular, Novokalynovka, Berdychi, Avdiivka, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Georgiivka, Kurakhove, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, during the day, the enemy shelled the settlements of Vugledar, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, Shakhtarske, and Velika Novosilka of the Donetsk region.

On the Zaporizhzhya and Kherson directions, the enemy shelled the settlements of Vremivka and Novopil of the Donetsk region; Malynivka, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Gulyaipilske, Mali Shcherbaki of the Zaporizhzhia region; Manganets and Nikopol – Dnipropetrovsk; Zolota Balka, Havrylivka, Berislav, Vesele, Burgunka, Antonivka, Berehove in the Kherson region and Ochakiv in the Mykolaiv region.

During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 6 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers, and units of missile troops and artillery hit 2 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment and 2 warehouses of enemy ammunition.

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