July 31, 2023

Ukraine General Staff:  490 Russian troops killed in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 31.07.23 were approximately:

  • personnel ‒ about 246190 (+490), 
  • tanks ‒ 4211 (+6), 
  • APV ‒ 8188 (+10), 
  • artillery systems – 4816 (21), 
  • MLRS – 699 (+1), 
  • Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 460 (+1),
  • aircraft – 315 (+0), 
  • helicopters – 311 (+0), 
  • UAV operational-tactical level – 4017 (+6),
  • cruise missiles ‒ 1347 (+0),
  • warships / boats ‒ 18 (+0),
  • vehicles and fuel tanks – 7292 (+17),
  • special equipment ‒ 715 (+4).

Day 523 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

Last night, the russian federation launched a missile strike on the city of Kharkiv. Information on the aftermath of this terrorist attack is currently being updated.

During the day of July 30, the enemy launched 4x missile, 42x air strikes and 76x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and injured civilians, as well as destroyed residential buildings. 

The possibility of further missile and air strikes across Ukraine remains high.

During the day of July 30, there were more than 20x combat engagements.

Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. 

Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary fired mortars and artillery at more than 40x settlements, including Sen’kivka, Buchky (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Prohres (Sumy oblast), Vovchans’k, and Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian troops are standing their ground, and have

successfully repelled enemy attacks east of Berestove (Kharkiv oblast). Fyholivka, Novomlyns’k, Zapadne, Kindrashivka, Kup’yans’k, and Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the adversary.

Lyman axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Ivanivka, Serebryanka, and Spirne (Donetsk oblast). Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Spirne, Berestove, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

Bakhmut axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, and Kostyantynivka. More than 20x settlements, including Vasyukivka, Klishchiivka, Predtechyne, Kostyantynivka, Bila Hora, and Pivnichne (Donetsk oblast), suffered from enemy artillery shelling. 

Avdiivka axis: the adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Avdiivka. The invaders fired artillery at more than 15x settlements, including Oleksandropil’, Novobakhmutivka, Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Netailove, and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the russian offensive in the vicinities of Mar’inka and Pobjeda. The adversary shelled more than 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Heorhiivka, and Hostre (Donetsk oblast).

Shakhtars’ke axis: the enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Staromaiors’ke. The occupiers shelled the settlements of Blahodatne, Vuhledar, and Prechystivka (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary focuses its main efforts on preventing further advance of Ukrainian troops. 

Russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinity of Zmiivka (Kherson oblast). More than 25x settlements came under artillery fire, including Levadne, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Bilohir’ya, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Dmytrivka, Beryslav, Vesele, Antonivka, Kherson, Berehove, and Veletens’ke (Kherson oblast). At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol’ and Berdyans’k axes, consolidating their positions.

Russia continues to illegally integrate the temporarily occupied territories into its information environment. For example, servicemen of the russian occupation forces arrived in Milove (Luhansk oblast) to connect the city’s communications and Internet network to russian operators. They are laying communication cables from the territory of the russian federation. 

During the day of July 30, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 7x air strikes on the concentrations of the adversary troops. Also, the Ukrainian defenders intercepted 4x Shahed-136 combat UAVs and 4x operational-tactical level reconnaissance UAVs of the enemy. 

During the day of July 30, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1x anti-aircraft missile system, 8x artillery pieces at their firing positions, 2x electronic warfare stations, and 2x concentrations of troops of the enemy.

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