November 9, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff:  1080 Russian battle casualties in 24 hours:  33 tanks and armored personnel carries damaged or destroyed

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 09.11.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 308720 (+1080) persons,

tanks ‒ 5316 (+15),

APV ‒ 10014 (+18),

artillery systems – 7475 (+36),

MLRS – 875 (+3),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 577 (+5),

aircraft – 322,

helicopters – 324,

UAV operational-tactical level – 5593 (+26),

cruise missiles ‒ 1557 (+1),

warships / boats ‒ 20,

submarines – 1,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 9853 (+39),

special equipment ‒ 1059 (+5).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 09.11.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

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

55 combat clashes took place during the day. In total, the enemy launched 1 missile and 13 air strikes, carried out 42 attacks from MLRS systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged. Also, the russian federation once again attacked Ukraine, using the Kh-59 guided missile, which was destroyed by our air defense.

The operational situation in the east and south of Ukraine remains difficult.

On the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly. There were no signs of the formation of offensive groups. Certain units of the armed forces of belarus perform tasks in the areas bordering Ukraine.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts sabotage and intelligence activities, attacks populated areas from the territory of the russian federation, and increases the density of mine and explosive barriers along the state border of Ukraine. About 20 settlements, including Senkivka, Bleshnya, Mykolaivka, Zaliznyi Myst of the Chernihiv region, were subjected to artillery and mortar shelling by the enemy; Volfine, Basivka, Yunakivka, Stepok of the Sumy region; Ternova, Izbytske, Staritsa, Kharkiv region.

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful assaults in the Sinkivka area of the Kharkiv region, where our soldiers repelled 7 attacks. Carried out airstrikes near Petropavlivka and Stepovoye, Donetsk region.

About 10 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, in particular, Novomlynsk, Synkivka, Kislivka, Krokhmalne, Tabaivka of the Kharkiv region.

In the Lyman direction, the occupiers conducted unsuccessful assaults near Stelmakhivka and Novoyehorivka, Luhansk region. The enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Novoselyvka, Donetsk region, and Belogorivka, Luhansk region. About 10 settlements were affected by enemy artillery and mortar shelling, among them Makiivka, Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region and Verkhnyokamianske, Vyimka, Fedorivka, Rai-Olexandrivka of the Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, our defenders repelled 7 enemy attacks in the Bohdanivka and Klishchiivka districts of the Donetsk region. More than 20 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, in particular, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Kurdyumivka, New York of the Donetsk region.

In the Avdiivka direction, the invaders, with the support of aviation, carried out assaults southeast of Novokalynovy, Avdiivka, and Pervomaisky in the Donetsk region. Here, the Defense Forces repulsed 7 attacks. About 15 settlements, including Novokalynove, Orlivka, Lastochkine, Avdiivka, Opytne, and Severne of the Donetsk region, were hit by enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

In the Marinka direction, the enemy, with the support of aviation, carried out 
23 unsuccessful attacks in the Maryinka and Novomykhailivka districts of the Donetsk region. Carried out airstrikes near Alexandropol and Novomykhailivka. About 10 settlements of the Donetsk region came under the artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers, in particular, Georgiivka, Maryinka, Pobyeda, Novomykhailivka, Antonivka, Elizavetivka.

In the direction of Shakhtar, the enemy, with the support of aviation, carried out assaults near Zolota Niva and Staromayorsky, Donetsk region, without success. About 10 settlements, in particular, Vugledar, Novoukrainka, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, Blagodatne, and Urozhayne of the Donetsk region, were hit by artillery and mortar attacks.

In the direction of Zaporizhzhia, the enemy conducted unsuccessful assaults in the areas of Verbovoy and Robotyny of the Zaporizhzhia region, where our defenders repelled 
4 attacks. The enemy carried out airstrikes near Novodarivka and Robotyny, Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 settlements, in particular, Levadne, Gulyaipole, Novodanilivka, Novopavlivka, Novoandriivka, Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia region, were subjected to artillery and mortar shelling.

On the Kherson direction, Zolota Balka, Tokarivka, Ponyativka, Dniprovske of the Kherson region and the city of Kherson were subjected to enemy artillery fire.

At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, offensive (assault) actions in the Bakhmut direction, inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the occupying troops, exhaust the enemy along the entire front line.

During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 4 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the enemy.

Units of the missile forces hit 2 control points, 4 artillery pieces and the enemy’s radio-electronic intelligence station.

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