August 29, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 530 Russian casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 29.08.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 261840 (+530) persons, 

tanks ‒ 4414 (+14), 

APV ‒ 8579 (+17), 

artillery systems – 5450 (+25), 

MLRS – 733 (+3), 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 500 (+1),

aircraft – 315, 

helicopters – 316, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 4387 (+4),

cruise missiles ‒ 1419 (+4),

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 7909 (+43),

special equipment ‒ 820 (+11).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 29.08.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

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

During the day, the enemy launched 5 missile and 47 air strikes, carried out 48 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.

Over 30 combat clashes took place during the day.

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

On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the districts of Udyv and Zybiny of the Kharkiv region. He carried out mortar and artillery attacks on more than 20 settlements, in particular, Seredyna-Buda, Popivka, Kindrativka, Volodymyrivka of the Sumy region and Ohirtseve, Karaichne, Okhrimivka, Mala Vovcha, Nesterne of the Kharkiv region.

On the Kupyansk direction, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the districts of Pershotravnevo, Kislivka, and Kupyansk of the Kharkiv region. The settlements of Figolivka, Dvorichna, Synkivka, Kurylivka, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka of the Kharkiv region were subjected to enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

In the Lyman direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Novoyehorivka and Bilogorivka districts of the Luhansk region. Carried out airstrikes in Nadia, Tverdokhlibovo, Novoyehorivka, and Belogorivka districts of Luhansk region; Disputed Donetsk region. More than 10 settlements, in particular, Novoyehorivka of the Luhansk region and Yampil, Sivesryk, Verkhnyokamianske, Torske, Spirne of the Donetsk region, were hit by enemy artillery fire.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Bohdanivka and Ozaryanivka districts of the Donetsk region. He carried out airstrikes in the districts of Klishchiivka, Druzhba, and Southern Donetsk region. More than 
25 settlements, including Hryhorivka, Bogdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Druzhba of the Donetsk region, were affected by enemy artillery fire.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy carried out an air strike in the Avdiivka area, fired artillery and mortars at Keramik, Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Severne, and Pervomaiske settlements in the Donetsk region.

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 enemy carried out airstrikes in Krasnohorivka and Maryinka districts of Donetsk region. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Georgiivka, Kurakhove, Pobieda, Elizavetivka of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

In the Shakhtarske direction, the enemy launched airstrikes in the area

Staromayorsky, Donetsk region. The settlements of Vugledar, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, Velyka Novosilka, Blagodatne, and Urozhane of the Donetsk region were affected by enemy artillery shelling.

In the direction of Zaporizhzhia, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the Zaliznychny and Vervovoy regions of the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 settlements, including Shcherbaki, Stepove, Pyatikhatky, Kamianske, Plavni, Lukyanivske of the Zaporizhzhia region, were affected by the enemy’s artillery shelling.

In the Kherson direction, more than 10 settlements were damaged by enemy artillery fire, in particular, Zolota Balka, Mykilske, Sadove, Kherson, Sofiivka, Shiroka Balka of the Kherson region.

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.

The russian occupiers continue the forced passporting of the population of the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region. In Mykhailivka settlement, Skadovsky District, Kherson Region, russian occupation forces oppress local residents who refuse to receive russian passports. Due to the refusal to issue an enemy passport, the occupiers conduct raids on residences, carry out humiliating inspections, and threaten imprisonment and deportation.

During the day, the aviation of the defense forces made 7 strikes on personnel concentration areas and 4 strikes on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.

During the day, units of rocket troops and artillery hit 1 area of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and a heavy flame-throwing system TOS-1A “Solntsepok” of the enemy.

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