January 11, 2023

Ukraine forces kill nearly 500 Russian troops in 24 hour period

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 11.01.23 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 112960 (+490) persons were liquidated,

tanks ‒ 3094 (+10),

APV ‒ 6159 (+5),

artillery systems – 2078 (+5),

MLRS – 437 (+3),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 217 (+0),

aircraft – 285 (+0),

helicopters – 275 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 1862 (+2),

cruise missiles ‒ 723 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 17 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 4826 (+9),

special equipment ‒ 184 (+1).

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

During the day, the enemy launched 2 missile and 22 air strikes, carried out 18 attacks from MLRS systems, in particular on civilian infrastructure.

The threat of air and missile strikes on critical infrastructure facilities remains throughout Ukraine.

The main efforts of the enemy are concentrated on attempts to completely seize the Donetsk region, it is conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut direction. Russia is trying to take control of the city of Soledar and the supply routes of our units, suffers heavy losses, the fighting continues.

Also, the occupiers are conducting unsuccessful offensive actions in the Avdiivka direction. The enemy is trying to improve its tactical position on the Kupyansk and Novopavlovka directions, and on the Lyman, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson areas – it is defending itself.

There are no significant changes on the Volyn, Polisiya, Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions. The republic of belarus continues to support the aggression of the russian federation, providing its infrastructure to restore the combat capability of enemy units. No signs of formation of enemy offensive groups were detected.

At the same time, the russian occupiers do not stop shelling the positions of our troops and civilian objects along the entire line of contact.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the areas of Novovasylivka and Vovkivka settlements of the Sumy region, as well as Guryiv Kozachok, Strilecha, Ohirtseve, Vovchansk and Novomlynsk in the Kharkiv region, were affected by the fire.

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of Dvorichna, Kupyansk, Kislivka, Krokhmalne, Berestov, Vyshneve, Pershotravneve, and Ivanivka settlements in the Kharkiv region and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk region.

On the Lyman direction, Terny in Kharkiv Oblast, as well as Makiivka, Nevsky, Chervonpopivka and Dibrova in Luhansk Oblast, were shelled.

In the Bakhmut direction, Spirne, Vyimka, Bilogorivka, Rozdolivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanovske, Klishchiivka, Bila Gora and Druzhba in Donetsk region were affected by the fire of the occupiers.

Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk region came under the influence of fire in the Avdiivka region.

In the direction of Novopavlivka, shelling was recorded in Vugledar and Velyka Novosilka in Donetsk region.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the areas of the settlements of Vilne Pole in the Donetsk region and Zeleny Hay, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Biloghirya, Kamianske and Plavna in Zaporizhzhia were damaged by fire.

In the Kherson direction, the enemy does not stop terrorizing the inhabitants of the settlements along the right bank of the Dnipro River. Dudchany, Stepanivka, and Kherson came under fire from multiple rocket launchers and barrel artillery.

In the settlements of the temporarily captured territory of the Kherson region, the russian invaders are intensifying regime measures, checking the local population. Special attention is paid to mobile phones.

The trend of overcrowding of medical facilities in temporarily occupied settlements with wounded russian occupiers is intensifying. So, as of January 9, 100 additional beds were deployed only in the Markivka local hospital of the Luhansk region.

According to available information, the border service of the FSB of the russian federation has implemented an order on January 9 of this year to ensure restrictions on the departure of citizens who are fit for military service.

During the day, the Ukrainian aviation made thirteen strikes on the areas of concentration of the occupiers and three strikes on the positions of the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.

In addition, our defenders shot down a russian Ka-52 helicopter, as well as two reconnaissance UAVs, the type of which is being specified.

Units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit the enemy control post, four areas of concentration of the enemy’s manpower and military equipment, as well as three ammunition depots.

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