September 15, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 470 Russian casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 15.09.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 271440 (+470) persons,

tanks ‒ 4612 (+13), 

APV ‒ 8814 (+4), 

artillery systems – 5972 (+28), 

MLRS – 774 (+5), 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 521 (+4),

aircraft – 315, 

helicopters – 316, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 4714 (+17),

cruise missiles ‒ 1455,

warships / boats ‒ 20,

submarines – 1,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 8492 (+34),

special equipment ‒ 889.

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Operational information on 18.00, 15.09.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

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

The operational situation in the east and south of Ukraine remains difficult.

During the day, 17 combat clashes took place. Also, the russian federation carried out another airstrike by Iranian attack UAVs “Shahed-136/131”. As a result of successful combat work by the forces and means of the Air Force in cooperation with the anti-aircraft defense of other components of the Defense Forces, all 17 enemy “shaheeds” were destroyed. In total, the enemy carried out 54 airstrikes and 20 MLRS fires at the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of the russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are victims among the civilian population.

On the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly. There were no signs of the formation of offensive groups. Certain units of the armed forces of belarus perform tasks in the areas bordering Ukraine.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, continues shelling of populated areas from the territory of the russian federation. Carried out airstrikes in the Leonivka and Gremyacha districts of the Chernihiv region. About 20 settlements were shelled by artillery and mortars, among them Novovasylivka, Seredyna-Buda, Vodolagi, Stepne of the Sumy Region and Gatishche, Pletenivka, Vovchanski Khutory of the Kharkiv Region.

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Kotlyarivka of the Kharkiv region and Novoselivskyi of the Luhansk region. The enemy fired artillery and mortar fire in the areas of Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, and Kislivka settlements of the Kharkiv region.

The enemy did not conduct offensive (assault) actions in the Lyman direction. The areas of the settlements of Novoyehorivka, Makiivka, Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region and Spirne, Vesele of the Donetsk region were hit by airstrikes. More than 10 settlements were affected by artillery and mortar shelling, among them Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region and Spirne, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk region.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy tried to restore the lost position in the areas of Yagidny and Bohdanivka of the Donetsk region. The enemy also carried out airstrikes in the Bohdanivka and New York districts of the Donetsk region. More than 20 settlements, including Minkivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Druzhba of the Donetsk region, came under artillery and mortar fire.

The enemy did not conduct offensive (assault) actions in the Avdiivka direction. About 10 settlements, including Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Severne, and Keramik of the Donetsk region, were hit by artillery and mortar attacks.

In the Marinka direction, our defenders successfully repelled 7 enemy attacks in the Marinka area during the day. The enemy launched an airstrike in the Krasnohorivka area of Donetsk region, where artillery and mortar shelling continued. About 10 settlements were under the fire of the occupiers, among them Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Kostiantynivka, Katerynivka, Elizavetivka of the Donetsk region.

In the direction of Shakhtarske, areas of Urozhane and Staromayorske settlements of Donetsk region were hit by enemy airstrikes. About 10 settlements, including Vodyane, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Shakhtarske, Zolota Niva, and Novomayorske of the Donetsk region, were hit by artillery and mortar attacks.

In the direction of Zaporizhzhia, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of the settlements of Mala Tokmachka and Robotina of the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 settlements, including Charivne, Orihiv, Mali Shcherbaki, and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia region, were hit by artillery and mortar fire.

In the Kherson direction, about 10 settlements were hit by enemy artillery and mortar attacks, among them Olhivka, Kherson of the Kherson region and Stara Bohdanivka of the Mykolaiv region.

At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, offensive (assault) actions in the Bakhmut direction, destroy the enemy and step by step liberate the occupied territories. According to the results of the assault operations, the Defense Forces have partial success in the Klishchiivka area of the Donetsk region.

In connection with the catastrophic losses of the occupiers, mobilization measures of the local population are being carried out on the territory of the Primorsky Krai and Khabarovsk Krai of the russian federation in order to supplement the newly formed 25th Combined Arms Army. 

When entering military service, occupation agitators offer a one-time payment of 600,000 rubles and financial support from 200,000 rubles per month.

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