May 25, 2023

Ukraine General Staff: 500 Russian troops killed in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 25.05.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 205260 (+500) persons, 

tanks ‒ 3795 (+3), 

APV ‒ 7432 (+8), 

artillery systems – 3359 (+20), 

MLRS – 570, 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 327,

aircraft – 309, 

helicopters – 296, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 2907 (+36),

cruise missiles ‒ 1015,

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 6148 (+2),

special equipment ‒ 444 (+4).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 25.05.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

Glory to Ukraine! The four hundred and fifty-sixth day of the large-scale armed aggression of the russian federation against Ukraine continues.

This day, at night, the russian federation made another massive attack on the territory of Ukraine, using Iranian attack UAVs “Shahed-136/131”. 36 of 36 were destroyed by our defenders.

In total, during this day, the enemy made 2 missile strikes from air defense systems 
S-300 on the civil infrastructure of the village of Tsyrkuny in Khirkiv region, as a result of which a private house was damaged. In addition, the enemy carried out 48 airstrikes and carried out about 10 attacks from MLRS systems.

The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

The enemy continues to concentrate its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka directions. In general, during the day, 17 combat clashes took place on the specified areas of the front.

In the Volyn and Polissiya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of offensive groups have been detected.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi areas, the enemy continues to maintain a military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine.

During the day, he carried out mortar and artillery shelling of the settlements of Gai, Kamianska Sloboda, Chernihiv region; Khodine, Volodymyrivka, Oleksandrivka, Velika Pisarivka in the Sumy region, as well as Strelecha, Krasne, Cherkassy Tyshki, Lukyantsi, Neskuchne, Ternova, Vovchansk, Chugunivka, Khatne in the Kharkiv region.

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy does not stop trying to improve the tactical position. Carried out airstrikes in the area of the settlements of Chaykivka and Kislivka of the Kharkiv region. During the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Masyutivka. The settlements of Topoli, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Zapadne, Kislivka of the Kharkiv region and Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka of the Luhansk region were hit by enemy artillery and mortar fire.

In the Lyman direction, during the day, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Bilogorivka. Carried out airstrikes in the area of Belogorivka in the Luhansk region and Ivano-Daryivka in the Donetsk region. Makiivka, Nevske, Dibrova, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region and Ivanivka, Torske, Verkhnokamianske and Spirne of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions in the Bakhmut area during the day. Vasyukivka, Privillia, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Stupochki, Predtechine, Kostyantynivka, Bila Gora, North of the Donetsk region were affected by enemy shelling.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Krasnohorivka direction. Airstrikes in the Avdiivka area. Conducted artillery shelling of Avdiivka, Pervomaiskyi and Karlivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Maryinka direction, units of the defense forces repelled numerous enemy attacks in the area of the city of Maryinka. Carried out airstrikes in the Maryinka region. At the same time, the settlements of Maryinka and Pobyeda of the Donetsk region were subjected to enemy shelling.

On the Shakhtarsk direction, the enemy shelled, in particular, Vugledar and Prechistivka.

The enemy continues to conduct defensive operations in the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions. Carried out airstrikes in the districts of Olhivskyi, Gulyaipol, Novodanilivka in the Zaporizhzhia region and Novoberyslav in the Kherson region. Shelled the settlements of Zelene Pole, Olhivske, Malinivka, Gulyaipole, Gulyaipilske, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Shcherbaki, Stepove, Kamianske, and Stepnohirsk of the Zaporizhia region; Zolota Balka, Novooleksandrivka, Havrylivka, Vesele, Kozatske, Lviv, Vysuntsi, Bilozerka, Antonivka, Veletenske of the Kherson region and the city of Kherson.

russian occupying forces militarized the island of Dzharylgach, which was connected by them to the temporarily captured mainland part of the Kherson region in the area of the settlement of Lazurne on May 19. In particular, the occupiers placed about 300 russian servicemen and 15 foreign-made boats on the island, which were stolen from the local population.

During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 4 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the enemy, and units of rocket troops and artillery hit 2 areas of concentration of manpower, 1 ammunition depot, 
1 radar station and an artillery unit of the enemy in firing positions.

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