August 22, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 410 Russian military casualties in 24 hours; Russia carries out airstrikes near Robotyne

Ukraine Defense Ministry

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 22.08.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 258340 (+410) persons,

tanks ‒ 4362 (+4), 

APV ‒ 8476 (+27), 

artillery systems – 5295 (+31), 

MLRS – 721 (+2), 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 491 (+2),

aircraft – 315, 

helicopters – 316, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 4312 (+3),

cruise missiles ‒ 1406,

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 7722 (+30),

special equipment ‒ 797 (+3).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 22.08.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

Glory to Ukraine! The five hundred and forty-fifth day of large-scale armed aggression of the russian federation against our state continues.

During the day, the enemy carried out 2 missile and 38 air strikes, carried out 26 attacks from MLRS systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population. Residential buildings and other civil infrastructure were destroyed.

The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

During the day, 26 combat clashes took place.

On the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly.

On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery attacks on more than 15 settlements, in particular, Rozhkovichi, Seredyna-Buda, Myropilske, Ryasne of the Sumy region and Pletenivka, Vovchansk, Chugunivka of the Kharkiv region.

On the Kupyansk direction, the settlements of Berestov, Tverdokhlibov, Kupyansk-Vuzlovy of the Kharkiv region were hit by enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

In the Lyman direction, the enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Tverdokhlibovoy and Serebryansk forestry of Luhansk region. About 10 settlements, in particular, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region and Zvanivka, Vesele, Spirne, and Fedorivka of the Donetsk region, were hit by enemy artillery fire.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy carried out an airstrike in the Ivanovo district of the Donetsk region. More than 15 settlements, including Minkivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Diliivka of the Donetsk region, were affected by enemy artillery fire.

In the Avdiivka direction, our defenders successfully repelled attacks by Russian troops in the Avdiivka area. The settlements of Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Tonenke, and Umanske of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

In the Marinka direction, the defense forces continue to hold back the advance of Russian troops in the Marinka area of the Donetsk region. The settlements of Maryinka, Pobyeda, Elizavetivka, Novomykhailivka, Katerynivka, Antonivka of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

In the direction of Shakhtarske, the enemy carried out airstrikes in Vodyanny and Urozhany districts of Donetsk region. More than 10 settlements, including Vodyane, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, and Urozhane of the Donetsk region, were affected by enemy artillery fire.

In the direction of Zaporizhzhia, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Mala Tokmachka, Yehorivka, and Robotiny of the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 15 settlements, including Poltavka, Gulyaipole, Gulyaipilske, Chervone, and Zatyshsha of the Zaporizhzhya region, were affected by the enemy’s artillery shelling.

On the Kherson direction, the enemy carried out an airstrike in the area of Romashkovo, Kherson region. Novovorontsovka, Kherson, and Komysany of the Kherson region suffered from enemy artillery fire.

At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, are entrenched at the achieved boundaries, and carry out counter-battery countermeasures.

During the day, the Aviation of the Defense Forces made 9 strikes on enemy personnel concentration areas and 2 strikes on anti-aircraft missile complexes.

During the day, units of missile troops and artillery hit 2 areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, 2 ammunition warehouses and 1 heavy TOS-1A flamethrower system of the enemy. 

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