January 20, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: 750 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

Total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 20.01.24 oríêntovno cast / The total combat losses of the opponent from 24.02.2012 to 20. 01.24 were approximately:

personnel бо close / about 375270 (+750) persons / persons,

tanks / tanks тан 6171 (+4) from,

combat armored vehicles / APV , 11455 (+10) from,

artillery systems – 8868 (+14) from,

RSZV / MLRS – 967 (+1) from,

anti-aircraft warfare systems за 654 (+0) from,

aircraft / aircraft – 331 (+0) from,

helicopters / helicopters-324 (+0) from,

UAV operational-tactical level – 6934 (+5),

winged rockets / cruise missiles ‒ 1818 (+0),

ships /boats / warships / boats (+ 23 (+0) from,

submarines / submarines – 1 (+0) from,

Automobile machinery and avtocistern / vehicles and fuel tanks-11848 (+17) from,

special equipment / special equipment / 1389 (+5

Situation update as of 6 p.m., January 20, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 696 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

The russian federation continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite significant losses, it does not abandon its plans for the complete occupation of Ukraine. The enemy continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, conducts strikes, and shells both military and civilian targets. The enemy is actively using aircraft and FPV quadcopters, conducting assault operations with the support of armored vehicles.

The operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult.

During the day of January 20, there were 72x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 3x missile (with S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles at the civilian infrastructure of Novohradivka, Donetsk oblast) and 4x air strikes, carried out 25x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian casualties and injuries. Over 35x private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

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 its sabotage and reconnaissance activities, shelling Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. The enemy launched an air strike near Chernats’ke (Sumy oblast). Around 40x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Hrem’yach (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Pavlivka, Volodymyrivka, Basivka (Sumy oblast), Udy, Okhrimivka, Zemlyanky, Khatnje (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 21x assaults in the vicinities of Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka (Kharkiv oblast) and Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast). In that area the occupies made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 15x settlements, including Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 6x assaults near Terny, Yampolivka (Donetsk oblast), and 7x attacks in the areas of Serebryans’ke forestry, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Karmazynivka, Nevs’ke, Dibrova (Luhansk oblast), Ivanivka, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 8x attacks in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Andriivka and Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Kurdyumivka, New York (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 6x enemy attacks near Avdiivka, and 11x more attacks south of Sjeverne, Vodyane, Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 15x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Pervomais’ke, Netailove, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Mar’inka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary made 4x failed attempts to improve its tactical situation. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, Heorhiivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Paraskoviivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Vodyane, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x assaults west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast), where the enemy made attempts to regain lost ground. More than 15x settlements, including Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Novoandriivka, Shcherbaky, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the adversary fired artillery at the city of Kherson, as well as the settlements of Dmytrivka, Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast).

The occupiers do not abandon their intention to drive Ukrainian units out of their footholds on the left bank of the Dnipro. Thus, during the day, the enemy made 6x unsuccessful assaults on positions of Ukrainian troops.

During the day of January 20, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 6x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 1x air defense system, 1x ammunition depot, 1x signal post of the occupiers.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 3x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 1x command post, 1x electronic warfare station of the russian invaders.

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