December 7, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff:  1,120 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 44 Russian tanks and APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 07.12.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 336230 (+1120) persons,

tanks ‒ 5618 (+18),

APV ‒ 10482 (+26),

artillery systems – 8045 (+21),

MLRS – 919,

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 605,

aircraft – 324,

helicopters – 324,

UAV operational-tactical level – 6116 (+33),

cruise missiles ‒ 1571 (+1),

warships / boats ‒ 22,

submarines – 1,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 10561 (+29),

special equipment ‒ 1156 (+3).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 07.12.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

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

The russian federation continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite significant losses, he does not give up his plans for the full occupation of Ukraine. The adversary continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, strikes, and attacks both military and civilian targets.

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

During the day, 56 combat clashes took place.

The enemy launched 3 rocket and 39 air strikes, fired 27 MLRS strikes at the positions of our troops and populated areas. The russian occupiers once again attacked Ukraine, using 14 UAVs of the “Shahed-136/131” type, 12 enemy drones were destroyed. As a result of the russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are wounded among the civilian population. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

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 25 settlements, including Klyusy, Mikhalchyna Sloboda of Chernihiv region, were subjected to enemy artillery and mortar attacks; Fotovizh, Vovkivka, Volfine, Yastrubyne, Basivka, Mogrytsia of the Sumy region; Udy, Kozacha Lopan, Liptsi, Staritsa, Okhrimivka of the Kharkiv region.

In the Kupyansk direction, Ukrainian defenders repelled 5 enemy attacks in the Sinkivka area of the Kharkiv region. The enemy launched an airstrike in the Petropavlivka area of the Kharkiv region. About 10 settlements, including Dvorichna, Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, and Berestov in the Kharkiv region, came under the artillery and mortar fire of the russian invaders.

In the Lyman direction, the defense forces repelled all attacks by the enemy, who tried to dislodge our units from the occupied lines in the area of Terna, Donetsk region. In addition, the enemy carried out an airstrike in the Serebryansk forestry area of Luhansk region. About 15 settlements were affected by enemy artillery and mortar attacks, among them Nevske, Belogorivka of Luhansk region and Torske, Serebryanka, Verkhnyokamianske, Spirne, Rozdolivka of Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, the defense forces repelled 19 enemy attacks in the Bohdanivka, Ivanovsky, Klishchiivka and Andriivka districts of the Donetsk region. About 10 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Markove, Bogdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, and New York of the Donetsk region.

In the Avdiivka direction, our defenders repelled 15 enemy attacks in the areas east of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Tonenko, and Pervomaiskyi of the Donetsk region, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, unsuccessfully tried to break through the defenses of our troops. More than 10 settlements, including Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiivka, Tonenke, Karlivka, and Pervomaiske of the Donetsk region, were hit by enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

In the Marinka direction, the defense forces continue to hold back the enemy in the areas of Marinka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk region, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, carried out 5 attacks on the positions of our defenders. Under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers: Gostre, Georgiivka, Maryinka, Pobieda, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka, Donetsk region.

The enemy did not conduct offensive (assault) actions in the Shakhtarske direction. About 10 settlements, including Vodyane, Vugledar, Staromayorske, Urozhane, and Zelene Pole of the Donetsk region, were hit by artillery and mortar attacks.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the defense forces repelled 6 enemy attacks, in the areas west of Verbovoy and Robotyny of the Zaporizhzhia region. The enemy also carried out an airstrike in the area of the settlement of Kopany, Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 settlements, including Levadne, Malynyvka, Verkhnya Tersa, Charivne, Novoandriivka, and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia region, were hit by artillery and mortar fire.

In the Kherson direction, such settlements as Shlyakhove, Vesele, Mykolaivka, Tyaginka, the city of Kherson and Ochakiv of the Mykolaiv region were hit by enemy artillery fire.

The defense forces of Ukraine will continue to hold positions on the left bank of the Dnipro river in the Kherson region. They continue to inflict fire damage on the positions of the russian occupiers.

During the day, the aviation of the defense forces made 5 strikes on areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the enemy.

Units of the missile forces inflicted damage on the electronic warfare station of the russian invaders.

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