September 29, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 340 Russian combat casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 29.09.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 277660 (+340) persons,

tanks ‒ 4687 (+8),

APV ‒ 8972 (+10),

artillery systems – 6409(+34),

MLRS – 794 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 536 (+1),

aircraft – 315,

helicopters – 316,

UAV operational-tactical level – 4991 (+34),

cruise missiles ‒ 1529,

warships / boats ‒ 20,

submarines – 1,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 8836 (+21),

special equipment ‒ 930 (+1).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 29.09.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

Glory to Ukraine! Day 583 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of September 29, there were 33x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 5x missile and 38x air strikes, 19x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Private 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. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 25x settlements, including Buchky (Chernihiv oblast), Volfyne, Yastrubyne, Kindrativka, Volodymyrivka, Bilovody, Stepok, Novodmytrivka (Sumy oblast), Kozacha Lopan, Strilecha, Vovchans’k, Budarky, and Topoly (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Komisarove, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Pishchane, and Sen’kove (Kharkiv oblast). Syn’kivka, Tabaivka, and Berestove (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire.

Lyman axis: the enemy launched air strikes near Kopanky (Kharkiv oblast), Nevs’ke (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, and Serebryanka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Hryhorivka, Vyimka, Vesele, and Pryvillya (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the adversary made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost position in the vicinity of Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast). Russian forces launched an air strike near Bohdanivka (Donetsk oblast). More than 15x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Vasyukivka, Hryhorivka, Chasiv Yar, Bila Hora, and Zalizne (Donetsk oblast). The reported density of minefields is increasing.

Avdiivka axis: the adversary made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost position in the vicinity of Avdiivka (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian defenders repelled an enemy attack in the area south of Tonen’ke (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Stepove, Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke, and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: during the day of September 29, Ukrainian defense forces successfully repelled more than 10x enemy attacks in the vicinity of Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast). Also, the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks in the vicinity of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes near Krasnohorivka and Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Oleksandropil’, Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

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

Zaporizhzhia axis: adversary made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost position in the vicinities of Robotyne and Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The occupiers launched air strikes near Novodarivka, Robotyne, Novodanylivka, and Orikhove (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 25x settlements, including Levadne, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Orikhiv, Stepnohirs’k (Zaporizhzhia oblast), and Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Kherson axis: the adversary launched an air strike near Ol’hivka (Kherson oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 15x settlements, including Havrylivka, Respublikanets’, Mykolaivka, Antonivka, Kizomys (Kherson oblast), and Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast).

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 29, Ukrainian Air Force launched 11x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 2x air strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x concentration of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1x anti-aircraft missile system, 13x artillery systems, and 1x electronic warfare station of the adversary.

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