January 9, 2024

Ukrainian Chief of Staff: 820 Russian troops killed or wounded in the past 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 09.01.2024 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 365990 (+820) persons,

tanks ‒ 6036 (+5),

APV ‒ 11203 (+9),

artillery systems – 8672 (+6),

MLRS – 954 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 638,

aircraft – 329,

helicopters – 324,

UAV operational-tactical level – 6823 (+1),

cruise missiles ‒ 1805 (+18),

warships / boats ‒ 23,

submarines – 1,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 11552 (+10),

special equipment ‒ 1333 (+5).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 09.01.2024 regarding the #russian_invasion 

Glory to Ukraine! Day 685 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

The russian federation continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite significant losses, it does not abandon its plans for the complete occupation of Ukraine. The enemy continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, conducts strikes, and attacks both military and civilian targets. The enemy is actively using tactical aircraft and FPV quadcopters, conducting assault operations with the support of armored vehicles.

The operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult.

During the day of January 9, there were 64x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 1x missile and 29x air strikes, carried out 17x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian casualties and injuries. Private residential and apartment buildings, and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. No signs of formation of an offensive group. Certain units of the armed forces of belarus continue their missions in the areas bordering Ukraine.

Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. The enemy continues its sabotage and reconnaissance activities, shelling Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Vesele (Kharkiv oblast). Around 25x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Karpovychi, Hrem’yach (Chernihiv oblast), Volfyne, Kindrativka, Stepok (Sumy oblast), Udy, Vovchans’k, Mala Vovcha (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x attacks in the vicinity of Syn’kivka (Kharkiv oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. The occupiers launched air strikes near Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Tabaivka, Pishchane, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Tabaivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x assaults east of Terny and Vesele (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched an air strike in the vicinity of Nove (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Yampolivka, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks in the vicinities of Klishchiivka and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 10x enemy attacks near Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, and 11x more attacks in the vicinities of Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers, with air support, made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Oleksandropil’ (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Heorhiivka, Pobjeda and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary made 14x failed attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The settlements of Heorhiivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Paraskoviivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 1x enemy attack near Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The adversary fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. More than 15x settlements, including Poltavka, Chervone, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Robotyne, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the adversary fired artillery at the city of Kherson, the settlements of Vesele, Kozats’ke, Ivanivka, Dniprovs’ke, Stanislav (Kherson oblast), as well as Solonchaky, Yaselka (Mykolaiv oblast). 

The occupiers do not abandon their intention to drive Ukrainian units out of their footholds on the left bank of the Dnipro. Thus, during the day, the enemy made 9x unsuccessful assaults. The Ukrainian troops are holding the line and keep inflicting significant losses on the enemy.

During the day of January 9, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 9x concentrations of troops of the occupiers. 

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x concentration of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 2x artillery systems of the russian invaders.

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