July 12, 2023

Ukraine General Staff: 510 Russian troops killed in 24 hour period

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 12.07.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 235530 (+510) persons, 

tanks ‒ 4090 (+1), 

APV ‒ 7990 (+7) од, 

artillery systems – 4402 (+17), 

MLRS – 674 (+2), 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 415 (+1),

aircraft – 315, 

helicopters – 310, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 3726 (+33),

cruise missiles ‒ 1271,

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 6978 (+12),

special equipment ‒ 647 (+7).

Operational information as of 18.00 

Glory to Ukraine! The five hundred and fourth day of large-scale armed aggression of the russian federation against our state continues.

During the day, the russian occupiers attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made attack drones of the “Shahed” type. A total of 15 kamikaze drones were involved in the strike. As a result of the successful combat work of anti-aircraft missile units, fighter aircraft, mobile fire groups of the Air Force and air defense of other components of the Defense Forces of Ukraine, 11 attack UAVs were destroyed. Also, the enemy carried out 59 airstrikes and fired 40 MLRS fire systems at the positions of our troops and populated areas. Unfortunately, there are dead and wounded civilians, including children, residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure have been destroyed.

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

The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Marinka directions, heavy battles continue. During the day, 22 combat clashes took place.

On the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly.

The enemy maintains a military presence in the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions. During the day, he carried out mortar and artillery attacks on more than 10 settlements, in particular, Huta-Studenetska of the Chernihiv region; Vyntorivka, Manukhivka of the Sumy region and Vidrodenivske, Izbytske, Zemlyanka of the Kharkiv region.

In the Kupyansk direction, our soldiers are firmly holding the defense. The enemy launched an airstrike in the Kislivka region of the Kharkiv region. Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kupyansk, Kislivka of the Kharkiv region were subjected to enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

On the Lyman direction, during the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Novoselyvskyi area of the Luhansk region. Carried out airstrikes in the areas of Bilogorivka, Luhansk Region, and Spirnyi, Vesely, and Rozdolivka, Donetsk Region. More than 10 settlements, including Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region, and Torske, Spirne, Berestov, and Rozdolivka of the Donetsk region, were hit by artillery fire.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the Stupochka, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Dilyivka districts of the Donetsk region. More than 15 settlements, including Lyman, Bohdanivka, Khromov, Ivanivske and Toretsk of the Donetsk region, were affected by enemy artillery shelling.

In the Avdiivka direction, under heavy fire from the enemy’s aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled attacks by russian troops in the Avdiivka area. The enemy launched an airstrike in the Panteleimonivka area of the Donetsk region. At the same time, the enemy fired artillery at more than 15 settlements, including Berdychi, Avdiivka, Vesele, Vodyane, and Zhelane Pershe of the Donetsk region.

In the Maryinka direction, the Defense Forces continue to hold back the advance of russian troops in the Maryinka area. The adversary carried out an airstrike in the Krasnohorivka area. Shelled more than 10 settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Georgiivka, Maksimilianivka, and Katerynivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Shakhtarske direction, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Zolota Niva, Makarivka, and Rivnopol and shelled the settlements of Novomykhailivka, Vugledar, Novoukrainka, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, and Velika Novosilka of the Donetsk region.

On the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on preventing the further advance of our troops. Conducted artillery shelling of more than 20 settlements, including Temyrivka, Novodarivka, Chervone, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Orihiv of the Zaporizhzhia region; Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region; Beryslav, Vesele, Antonivka, Bilozerka of the Kherson region and the city of Kherson. At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol and Berdyansk directions, carry out counter-battery countermeasures.

In the temporarily occupied Berdyansk of the Zaporizhzhia region, as a result of a direct hit on the Duna hotel, during the night, it was recorded that the bodies of russian servicemen were being taken by trucks to the local morgue.

The enemy intensified counterintelligence measures in the temporarily captured Mariupol of the Donetsk region. Occupiers carry out mass raids on houses and apartments of local residents, check personal documents and mobile devices. In this way, the occupiers are trying to intimidate the local population and identify those who help the Defense Forces of Ukraine.

During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 6 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the enemy and 2 – on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile complexes.

During the day, units of missile forces and artillery hit 1 control post, 16 artillery pieces in firing positions, 4 anti-aircraft missile systems and 2 enemy electronic warfare stations.

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Glory to Ukraine!

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