August 30, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 570 Russian military casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 30.08.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 262410 (+570) persons, 

tanks ‒ 4423 (+9), 

APV ‒ 8596 (+17), 

artillery systems – 5476 (+26), 

MLRS – 733, 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 500,

aircraft – 315, 

helicopters – 316, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 4395 (+8),

cruise missiles ‒ 1419,

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 7953 (+44),

special equipment ‒ 825 (+5).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 30.08.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

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

Tonight, the russian federation launched another air and missile attack on the territory of Ukraine, using air-launched missiles and Iranian attack drones “Shahed-136/131”. As a result of successful combat operations by the forces and means of air defense of the Air Force in cooperation with the air defense forces of the Defense Forces of Ukraine, 
28 cruise missiles and 15 attack UAVs of the “Shahed-136/131” type were destroyed.

During the day, the enemy launched 30 missile and 52 air strikes, fired 35 MLRS systems at 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.

35 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 areas of Volfyny, Sumy Region, and Potikhonoy, Kharkiv Region. Carried out mortar and artillery attacks on more than 20 settlements, in particular, Karpovychi, Semenivka of the Chernihiv region, Mefodivka, Seredyna-Buda, Vorozhba, Kostyantynivka, and Volodymyrivka of the Sumy region, and Graniv, Pletenivka, Balka, Odradne, Liman Drujy of the Kharkiv region.

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy launched an air strike in the Kislivka area of the Kharkiv region. The settlements of Masyutivka, Synkivka, Kucherivka, Kislivka, and Berestov of the Kharkiv region were hit by enemy artillery and mortar fire.

In the Lyman direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Novoyehorivka and Bilogorivka areas. Carried out airstrikes in the districts of Nadia, Tverdokhlibovo, Novoyehorivka, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region and Serebryanka, Spirnyi of the Donetsk region. The settlements of Kreminna in the Luhansk region and Kuzmyne, Torske, Liman in the Donetsk region were hit by enemy artillery and mortar fire.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Kurdyumivka area of the Donetsk region. Conducted airstrikes in Klishchiivka and Andriivka districts of Donetsk region. More than 20 settlements, including Lypivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Chasiv Yar, Stupochki, Toretsk, and Zalizne of the Donetsk region, were affected by enemy artillery shelling.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy launched artillery and mortar attacks on the settlements of Oleksandropil, Stepove, Tonenke, Severne, and Karlivka of 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 settlements of Zhelanne Pershe, Gostre, Antonivka, Elizavetivka, and Vodyane of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

In the Shakhtarske direction, our defenders successfully repelled the attacks of russian troops in the Staromayorsky area of the Donetsk region. The enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Vugledar and Zolotaya Niva of the Donetsk region. Such settlements as Vugledar, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, Neskuchne, Rivnopil, and Zelene Pole of the Donetsk region were affected by enemy artillery fire.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Mala Tokmachka, Zaporizhia region. Carried out airstrikes in the districts of Novodarivka, Verbovoy, Malaya Tokmachka, and Robotyny of the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 settlements, including Novodarivka, Poltavka, Gulyaipole, Lugivske, Novoandriivka, Pyatikhatki of the Zaporizhzhya region, were affected by enemy artillery shelling.

In the Kherson direction, more than 20 settlements were damaged by enemy artillery fire, in particular, Osokorivka, Kachkarivka, Kozatske, Olhivka, Kherson, Sofiivka 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.

During the day, the aviation of the defense forces made 10 strikes on personnel concentration areas and 4 strikes on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.

During the day, units of missile troops and artillery struck 1 area of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, 1 control point and 1 enemy electronic warfare station.

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