December 1, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 1,280 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 45 tanks or APCs destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 01.12.23 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 330040 (+1280) persons,

tanks ‒ 5564 (+13),

APV ‒ 10372 (+32) од,

artillery systems – 7931 (+22),

MLRS – 912 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 602 (+2),

aircraft – 323 (+0),

helicopters – 324 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 5976 (+22),

cruise missiles ‒ 1567 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 22 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 10399 (+38),

special equipment ‒ 1137 (+13)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Situation update as of 6 p.m., December 1, 2023

Glory to Ukraine! Day 646 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of December 1, there were 67x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 2x missile strike, 17x air strikes, 46x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Moreover, since the beginning of the day, russian occupants have attacked Ukraine with 2x Kh-59 guided missiles and 12x attack UAVs of the Shahed-136/131 type. Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 1x Kh-59 guided missile and 8x attack UAVs. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian casualties and injuries. Private residential buildings as well as other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged. 

The operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult.

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. Around 15x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Krasnyi Khutir (Chernihiv oblast), Prohres, Stepok (Sumy oblast), Udy, Ternova, Vovchans’k, Varvarivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the enemy conducted assault operations in the vicinities of Syn’kivka (Kharkiv oblast), and Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast). Ukrainian defenders repelled 9x attacks in the area. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the invaders made assaults in the area of Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast), where Ukrainian defenders repelled 7x attacks. The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Serebryanka, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the invaders conducted offensives near Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). Ukrainian defenders repelled 18x attacks in the area. More than 15x settlements, including Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Markove, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, New York (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Avdiivka axis: the invaders made assaults near south of Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast), to no success. Ukrainian defenders repelled 16x attacks in the area. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiivka, Karlivka, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the invaders made failed assaults with air support in the vicinity of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast), The settlements of Hostre, Mar’inka, Novomykhailivka, Pobjeda, Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast) were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. Around 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Vodyane, Novoukrainka, Urozhaine, Makarivka, Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Zaporizhzhia axis: the enemy made 10x attempts to regain lost ground in the vicinity of Robotyne and west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast), to no success. More than 20x settlements, including Temyrivka, Malynivka, Charivne, Robotyne, Stepove, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Kherson axis: the enemy fired artillery at the city of Kherson and the settlements of Ivanivka, Novotyahynka, Ponyativka, Antonivka (Kherson oblast).

Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold their ground on the left bank of the Dnipro River (Kherson oblast) and inflict fire on the enemy.

During the day of December 1, Ukrainian missile troops hit 3x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, and 5x ammunition depots of the russian invaders.

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