September 6, 2022

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Ukraine claims its forces killed 50,000 Russian troops since the invasion in February

Ukraine Defense Ministry

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 06.09 were approximately:

personnel – about 50150 (+350),

tanks ‒ 2077 (+9),

APV ‒ 4484 (+25),

artillery systems – 1179 (+22),

MLRS – 296 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems – 156 (+0),

aircraft – 236 (+0),

helicopters – 207 (+1),

UAV operational-tactical level – 876 (+9),

cruise missiles – 209 (+4),

warships / boats – 15 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 3305 (+19),

special equipment – 109 (+2).

Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the last day) in the Donetsk direction.


The one hundred ninety-fifth (195) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues.

The enemy continues to focus its efforts on establishing full control over the territory of the Donetsk oblast, maintaining the temporarily captured districts of the Kherson oblast, part of the Kharkiv oblast, Zaporozhye oblast, and Mykolaiv oblast.

There is still a threat of massive air and missile strikes on military and civilian infrastructure throughout the territory of Ukraine.

In the waters of the Black Sea, the carriers of the enemy’s Kalibr sea-based cruise missiles are still in readiness for use.

In total, over the past day, the enemy launched 3 missiles and more than 35 airstrikes, carrying out about 50 attacks from MLRS. The Russian occupiers began the night of September 5 to 6 with insidious rocket attacks on civilian objects in the cities of Bakhmut and Kostyantynivka.

The enemy carried out airstrikes on the areas of Bayrak and Asiivka settlements of the Kharkiv oblast; Pryshyb, Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka, Novomykhailivka, Novopil of Donetsk oblast, Poltavka and Olgivske of Zaporizhzhia oblast, Bila Krynytsia, Bilohirka and Kostromka of Kherson oblast and Velyka Artakove, Ternivka and Lyubomirivka of Mykolaiv oblast.

The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly.

In other directions, the enemy, using available means of fire damage, continued shelling military and civilian infrastructure, namely:

In the Siversky direction, the areas of Hrinivka settlements of Chernihiv oblast and Nova Huta, Sopych and Myropillia of Sumy oblast were shelled.

In the Kharkiv direction – Udy, Sosnivka, Svitlychne, Zolochiv, Prudyanka, Velyki Prohody, Nove, Pytomnyk, Ruska Lozova, Ruski Tyshky, Petrivka, Kostyantynivka, Pryshyb, Husarivka and Chepil;

In the Slovyansk direction – Virnopillya, Brazhkivka, Ridne, Dolyna, Krasnopillya, Dmytrivka, Bohorodychne, Donetske and Sloviansk;

In the Kramatorsk direction – Kryva Luka, Siversk, Verkhnokamianske, Ivano-Daryivka and Spirne;

In the Bakhmut direction – Rozdolivka, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Hryhorivka, Vesela Dolyna, Odradivka, Zaitseve, New York, Yuryivka, Opytne, Vesele and Mayorsk;

In the Avdiivka direction – Avdiivka, Opytne, Pervomaiske and Maryinka;

In the Novopavlivskyi direction – Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Shakhtarske, Novomykhailivka, Zolota Nyva, Prechystivka, Vuhledar, Pavlivka, Kostyantynivka;

In the Zaporizhzhya direction – Zelene Pole, Vremivka, Olhivske, Poltavka, Zaliznychne, Chervone, Hulyaipilske, Dorozhnianka, Novodanilivka and Bilohirya.

In the South Buh direction – Mykolayiv, Novohryhorivka, Yakovlivka, Partyzanske, Kvitneve, Kiselivka, Shevchenko, Ternovi Pody, Pravdyne, Lyubomirivka, Stepova Dolyna, Tavriyske, Myrne, Stepove, Novooleksandrivka, Pervomaiske, Kobzartsi, Petrivka, Zarichne, Ivanivka, Tokareve, Olgyne and Shyroke.

The enemy continues to commit illegal actions and places personnel and military equipment in kindergartens (Verkhniy Rohachyk), temples of the moscow Patriarchate (Chervony Mayak) in the Kherson oblast, and also uses the Holy Trinity Church in Mala Komyshuvaha, Kharkiv oblast, as a field hospital.

The defense forces continue to conduct a defensive operation, maintain defined boundaries and prevent the enemy from advancing deep into the territory of Ukraine.

Our defenders successfully repelled enemy offensive attempts in the areas of Soledar, Zaitseve, Shakhta Butivka, and Spartak.

The Air Force Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine continues to repulse missile and air strikes of the enemy, and effectively covers critical objects on the territory of Ukraine. Air defense forces shot down a guided cruise missile over the Mykolaiv oblast.

During the past day, in order to support the actions of the land groups, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out more than 30 strikes aimed at destroying the manpower, combat, and special equipment, as well as other military objects of the enemy.

Missile troops and artillery continue to carry out counter-battery tasks, disrupting the command system, logistical support, destruction of anti-aircraft defenses, firepower, and the enemy manpower.

As a result of the coordinated work of aviation and artillery, several platoon strongholds, about 5 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems, and an enemy artillery battery were hit. The losses of the enemy are specified.

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