September 27, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 320 Russian combat casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 27.09.23 were approximately:

personnel ‒ близько/ about 276990 (+320) осіб / persons,

tanks ‒ 4675 (+3),

APV ‒ 8950 (+4),

artillery systems – 6337(+38),

MLRS – 792 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 534 (+1),

aircraft – 315 (+0),

helicopters – 316 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 4948 (+24),

cruise missiles ‒ 1529 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 20 (+0) од,

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 8792 (+29) од,

special equipment ‒ 927(+2).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Situation update as of 6 p.m., September 27, 2023

Glory to Ukraine! Day 581 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of September 27, there were 14x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 44x air strikes, 27x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Residential buildings, a hospital and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed or damaged.

The operational situation in east and south of 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 to shell 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 settlements of Popivka (Chernihiv oblast). 25x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Tur’ya, (Chernihiv oblast), Khliborob, Chernats’ke, Rudak, Rozhkovychi, Yastrubshchyna (Sumy oblast), Odnorobivka, Hlyboke, Starytsya, Hatyshche (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary launched air strikes near Bolohivka, Kruhlyakivka (Kharkiv oblast) and Novoselivs’ke (Luhansk oblast). Vicinities of settlements of Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Kyslivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the adversary.

Lyman axis: Nadiya, Novojehorivka, Nevs’ke (Luhansk oblast), Sivers’k, Spirne, Vesele (Donetsk oblast) were the targets of enemy air strikes. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled an enemy attack in the vicinity of Hryhorivka. The enemy launched air strikes near Andriivka, Kostyantynivka, Pivnichne, Toretsk (Donetsk oblast). More than 15x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Mykolaivka, Markove, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Kurdyumivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy continues to increase the density of minefields. 

Avdiivka axis: the adversary launched air strikes near Avdiivka and Vodyane. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: during the day of September 27, Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled 8x enemy attacks in the immediate vicinity of Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched an air strike near Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The occupants fired artillery at about 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Oleksandropil’, Mar’inka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Katerynivka (Donetsk oblast).

Shakhtars’ke axis: the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled an enemy attack in the vicinity of Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast). The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Urozhaine and Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). Around 10x settlements, including Bohoyavlenka, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Blahodatne, Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Zaporizhzhia axis: the enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Novodanylivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 20x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Charivne, Robotyne, Mali Shcherbaky, Levadne, Hulyaipole, Orikhiv, Shcherbaky, Kam’yans’ke, Plavni (Zaporizhzhia oblast) and Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast).

Kherson axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of settlements of Mykolaivka, Burhunka and Ol’hivka (Kherson oblast). More than 10x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Antonivka, Dniprovs’ke, Shyroka Balka (Kherson oblast), and the city of Kherson.

At the same time, the Ukrainian defense forces continue their offensive operation on Melitopol’ axis and offensive (assault) operations on Bakhmut axis, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, exhausting the enemy all along the front line.

During the day of September 27, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 7x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment of the adversary. Also, Ukrainian defenders shot down 2x reconnaissance UAVs of operational and tactical level. 

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x S-300 surface-to-air missile system and 4x artillery systems of the occupiers.

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