October 2, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 510 Russian combat casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 02.10.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 279080 (+510) persons,

tanks ‒ 4717 (+15),

APV ‒ 9000 (+9),

artillery systems – 6525 (+48),

MLRS – 801 (+3),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 540 (+3),

aircraft – 316,

helicopters – 316,

UAV operational-tactical level – 5061 (+18),

cruise missiles ‒ 1529,

warships / boats ‒ 20,

submarines – 1,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 8909 (+26),

special equipment ‒ 938 (+5).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 02.10.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

Glory to Ukraine! Day 586 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of October 1, there were 22x combat engagements. Moreover, the russian federation launched yet another attack on Ukraine using 7x Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs from the southeast. The Ukrainian air defense forces and means intercepted 4x enemy Shaheds. The enemy launched a total of 5x missile and 39x air strikes, 20x 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 invaders launched an air strike in the vicinity of settlement of Stepok (Sumy oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 25x settlements, including Karpovychi, Hrem’yachka (Chernihiv oblast), Holyshivs’ke, Tur’ya, Mykhailivske, Pokrovka, Popivka, and Ponomarenky (Sumy oblast), and Krasne Pershe (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary launched air strikes near Ivanivka and Cherneshchyna (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Kup’yans’k, Ivanivka, Kyslivka, and Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defense forces repelled enemy attacks in the vicinity of Makiivka (Luhansk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of settlements of Zarichne, Spirne, and Lyman (Donetsk oblast). Makiivka, Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Novosadove, Tors’ke, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery and mortars.

Bakhmut axis: the adversary made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost ground in the vicinity of Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched air strikes near Klishchiivka and Oleksandro-Shultyne (Donetsk oblast). More than 20x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Min’kivka, Hryhorivka, Kostyantynivka, Bila Hora, Dyliivka, and Toretsk (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the adversary made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost position in the the area east of Stepove (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Stepove, Tonen’ke, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke, and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: during the day of October 1, Ukrainian defense forces successfully repelled 6x attacks in the vicinity of Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast). Also, the Ukrainian defenders repelled enemy attacks in the vicinity of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes near the settlements Mar’inka, Novomykhailivka, and Paraskoviivka (Donetsk oblast). About 10x settlements, including Oleksandropil’, Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, and Bohoyavlenka (Donetsk oblast), were under fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled enemy attacks near Staromaiors’ke and Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of settlements of Urozhaine, Staromaiors’ke, and Novodarivka (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements including Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Urozhaine, Staromaiors’ke, Rivnopil’, and Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks in the area west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The occupants launched an air strike near Mala Tokmachka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 25x settlements, including Levadne, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Orikhiv, and P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Kherson axis: the adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Mykolaivka (Kherson oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 15x settlements, including Respublikanets’, Vesele, Tyahynka, Antonivka, Veletens’ke (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 October 1, Ukrainian Air Force launched 11x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment and 1x air strike on the anti-aircraft missile system of the adversary.

During the day of October 1, the Ukrainian missile troops hit 2x concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1x command post, and 2x artillery systems of the adversary.

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