January 12, 2023

Ukraine forces kill 430 Russian troops in 24-hour period

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the Russian forces from 24.02.2022 to 12.01.2023:

personnel ‒ about 113990 (+430) killed, 

tanks ‒ 3094,

APV ‒ 6159, 

artillery systems – 2082 (+4), 

MLRS – 437, 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 218 (+1),

aircraft – 285, 

helicopters – 276 (+1), 

UAV operational-tactical level – 1865 (+3),

cruise missiles ‒ 723,

warships / boats ‒ 17,

vehicles and fuel tankers – 4826,

special equipment ‒ 184. 

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The three hundred and twenty-third day of the russian large-scale invasion.

During the day, the russian occupiers launched 5 rocket attacks, all on the peaceful cities of Kostyantynivka, Kramatorsk, and Zaporizhzhia, as well as 12 air strikes. Fired 4 shots from MLRS systems.

The threat of enemy air and missile strikes remains on the entire territory of Ukraine.

The enemy will continue to focus its main efforts on attempts to capture the Donetsk region within the administrative border, continue to advance in the Bakhmut direction. The fiercest fighting continues in the areas of Soledar, Paraskoviivka, Bakhmut and Klishchiivka.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy is conducting unsuccessful offensive actions, and in the Kupyansk and Lyman areas – he does not stop trying to improve the tactical position. On the Novopavlivka, Zaporizhzhya and Kherson directions – it is being defended.

In the Volyn, Polisiya, Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, without significant changes, no offensive groups of the enemy were detected.

On Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi, the areas of Senkivka and Karpovichi settlements of Chernihiv region came under enemy fire; Bachivsk in Sumy Oblast, as well as Strelecha, Zelene, Gatishche, Vovchansk, Chugunivka and Ridkodub in Kharkiv Oblast.

In the Kupiansk direction, the districts of Synkivka, Orlyanka, Kislivka, Berestovo, Ivanovka, and Bohuslavka in the Kharkiv region and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk region were shelled.

On the Lyman direction, Grekivka, Makiivka, Chervopopivka and Dibrova in the Luhansk region came under the influence of russian tanks and artillery fire.

In the Bakhmut direction, Spirne, Bilogorivka, Soledar, Krasna Gora, Pidgorodne, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Druzhba and Severny of the Donetsk region were damaged by fire.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy shelled Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk region.

On the Novopavlivka direction, Vugledar, Prechistivka and Zolota Niva in Donetsk region came under the influence of fire from the occupiers.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the invaders shelled the areas of Vremivka and Vilne Pole settlements in the Donetsk region, and Gulyaipole, Chervone, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, and Kamianske in Zaporizhzhia.

In the Kherson direction, the enemy continues shelling populated areas along the right bank of the Dnipro River. In particular, the suburbs and the city of Kherson were hit by mortar fire.

The russian occupiers continue to rob the local population in the temporarily captured territory of the Kherson region. In one of the settlements of the Kakhovka district, the occupation authorities announced an inventory of movable and immovable property of local private entrepreneurs, with subsequent so-called “nationalization”.

To replenish the losses in manpower, the enemy does not stop mobilizing the male population, in particular in the temporarily occupied territory of the Luhansk region. Thus, the beginning of another wave of mobilization was marked in the city of Alchevsk on January 9 of this year.

During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine made 15 strikes on enemy concentration areas, as well as 5 strikes on the positions of its anti-aircraft missile systems.

In addition, our soldiers shot down an enemy Su-25 aircraft and an Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicle.

Ukrainian gunners and rocket launchers hit 3 control points, 3 areas where the enemy’s manpower and military equipment are concentrated, the enemy’s S-300 anti-aircraft missile system and 3 ammunition depots.

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