June 7, 2023

Ukraine Defense Ministry: 880 Russian troops killed in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 07.06.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 212030 (+880),

tanks ‒ 3873 (+13),

APV ‒ 7560 (+17),

artillery systems – 3640 (+37),

MLRS – 594 (+4),

anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 352 (+1),

aircraft – 314 (+1),

helicopters – 299 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 3219 (+7),

cruise missiles ‒ 1171 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 18 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 6349 (+17),

special equipment ‒ 492 (+3).

Data are being updated.

Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., June 7, 2023

Day 469 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues. 

During the day of June 7, the enemy carried out 28 airstrikes, launched about 20 MLRS attacks on Ukrainian settlements and Ukrainian Defense Forces. Unfortunately, civilians suffered and some infrastructure objects were damaged.

The threat of missile and air strikes remains high across Ukraine.

The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on attempts to completely occupy the Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts. During the day, 21 combat clashes took place.

Volyn and Polissya axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly. 

Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: russians launched an airstrike in the vicinities of Strelcha, Kharkiv Oblast. They shelled the settlements of Galaganivka, Leonivka, Chernihiv Oblast; Novovasylivka, Volfine, Rozhkovichi, Vovkivka, Yablunivka in the Sumy Oblast, as well as Udy, Veterinarne, Graniv, Morokhovets, Ternova, Staritsa, Vovchansk, Hatishche, Pokalyan, Budarky, Zemlianka, Zarubinka, Chugunivka, and Milove in the Kharkiv Oblast.

Kupyansk axis: the enemy forces carried out airstrikes in the Kislivka area, Kharkiv Oblast, and Stelmakhivka, Luhansk Oblast. Kamyanka, Topoli, Krasne Pershe, Petro-Ivanivka, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kindrashivka, Kislivka, Tabaivka, Berestov in Kharkiv Oblast and Novoselivske in Luhansk were shelled by artillery and mortars.

Lyman axis: russian forces conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the Vesely area of the Donetsk Oblast. Carried out airstrikes near Yampolivka, Belogorivka, Siversk, Zvanivka, Spirnyi, Vesely, and Nikiforivka in the Donetsk Oblast. Makiyivka, Nevske, Bilogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Verkhniokamyanske, Torske, Spirne, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

Bakhmut axis: the enemy forces carried out offensive operationss near Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Ivanivskyi, and Pivnichne, albeit without success. They carried out an airstrike near Dilyivka, Donetsk Oblast. Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanovske, Stupochki, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Bila Hora, Toretsk, Pivnichne of Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy artillery shelling.

Avdiyivka axis: the enemy forces made an unsuccessful offensive. At the same time, they carried out airstrikes within Avdiyivka. russians also shelled Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Pervomaiske and Karlivka settlements of the Donetsk Oblast.

Maryinka axis: our defenders repelled 9 enemy attacks in the vicinities of Maryinka. russians launched an airstrike in the Krasnohorivka area. Hostre, Maksimilianivka, Georgiyivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

Shakhtarsk axis: the occupiers launched airstrikes in the vicinities of Prechistivka and Shakhtarske. They shelled Vugledar, Shakhtarske, Zolota Niva and Vremivka in the Donetsk Oblast.

Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive. They carried out airstrikes in the Novopil in the Donetsk Oblast and Olhivskyi and Poltavka in Zaporizhzhia. The adversary shelled Burlatske, Novosilka, Novopil, Temyrivka settlements of the Donetsk Oblast; Olhivske, Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Biloghirya, Novoandriyivka, Shcherbaki, Stepove and Kamyanske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast; Beryslav, Vesele, Tokarivka, Sadove, Bilozerka of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

The russian federation does not care about the problems of the local population in the occupied territories, it is capable of any crimes and large-scale destruction. Thus, after russian terrorists blew up the dam of the Kakhovska HPP, the residents of the Kozachi Lageri village, who found themselves in the flooding zone, did not wait for help from the so-called occupying authorities and tried to leave the partially flooded settlement on their own. However, russian servicemen, while being intoxicated, blocked all possible ways to leave the city and forbade evacuation.

At the same time, in the city of Hola Prystan, the occupiers drive the owners of two-story buildings out of their apartments and settle in them themselves. The invaders set up firing positions on the roofs of these buildings.

Ukrainian Air Force conducted 15 strikes on manpower concentrations and 2 strikes on enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.

Ukrainian Defense Forces destroyed 4 enemy reconnaissance UAVs.

Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 4 command posts, 1 concentration of enemy troops, weapons and military equipment, 3 ammunition depots, 2 anti-aircraft missile systems and 1 enemy radar station. 

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