September 29, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 330 Russian combat casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 28.09.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 277320 (+330) persons,

tanks ‒ 4679 (+4),

APV ‒ 8962 (+12),

artillery systems – 6375(+38),

MLRS – 793 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 535 (+1),

aircraft – 315,

helicopters – 316,

UAV operational-tactical level – 4957 (+9),

cruise missiles ‒ 1529,

warships / boats ‒ 20,

submarines – 1,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 8815 (+23),

special equipment ‒ 929(+2). 

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 28.09.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

Glory to Ukraine! Day 582 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of September 28, there were 19x combat engagements. Also, last night, the occupiers attacked Ukraine with 39x Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones, 31x of which were intercepted by Ukrainian air defense. The enemy launched a total of 76x air strikes, 40x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Residential buildings 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. More than 35x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Klyusy, Tur’ya, Pokrovs’ke, Popivka, Karpovychi, Medvedivka (Chernihiv oblast), Iskryskivshchyna, Andriivka, Stepok, Taratutyne, Oleksandrivka (Sumy oblast), Pletenivka, Vovchans’ki Khutory, Kruhle (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary launched air strikes near Kruhle, Kup’yans’k, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast) and Novoselivs’ke (Luhansk oblast). More than 10x settlements, including Krasne Pershe, Fyholivka, Novomlyns’k, Syn’kivka, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the adversary.

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled an enemy attack in the vicinity of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). Tors’ke, 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), Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Vesele, Fedorivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the enemy launched air strikes near Kostyantynivka and Bila Hora (Donetsk oblast). More than 20x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Kurdyumivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy continues to increase the density of minefields.

Avdiivka axis: the enemy made 3x unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost ground in the area south of Avdiivka (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched an air strike near Avdiivka. The Ukrainian Defense Forces successfully repelled an enemy attack in the vicinity of Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at about 10x settlements, including Stepove, Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: during the day of September 28, Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled 6x enemy attacks in the immediate vicinity of Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers fired artillery at about 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, Antonivka, Katerynivka, Yelyzavetivka, Kurakhove (Donetsk oblast).

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

Zaporizhzhia axis: the enemy attempted to regain the lost ground in the vicinity of Chervone (Zaporizhzhia oblast), to no success. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Mala Tokmachka and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 30x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Hulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv, Preobrazhenka, Novoyakovlivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast) and Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast).

Kherson axis: the adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of settlement of Mykolaivka (Kherson oblast). More than 10x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Antonivka, Romashkove, Zolota 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 28, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 13x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1x strike on an anti-aircraft missile system and 2x strikes on electronic warfare stations of the adversary. Also, Ukrainian defenders shot down 2x operational-tactical reconnaissance UAVs.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x anti-aircraft missile system, 11x artillery systems and 1x ammunition depot of the occupiers.

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