January 18, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: 780 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 59 Russian tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled 

Ukraine Defense Ministry

Total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 18.01.24 oríêntovno cast / The total combat losses of the opponent from 24.02.2012 to 18.01.2014 were approximately:

personnel / personnel 00 close / about 373600 (+780) persons / persons,

tanks / tanks 7 6147 (+21) from,

combat armored machines / APV ) 11410 (+38) from,

artillery systems – 8835 (+24) from,

RSZV / MLRS – 966 (+2) from,

anti-aircraft warfare systems за 653 (+0) from,

aircraft / aircraft – 331 (+0) from,

helicopters / helicopters-324 (+0) from,

UAV operational-tactical level – 6925 (+41),

winged rockets / cruise missiles ті 1818 (+1),

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

submarines / submarines – 1 (+0) from,

Automobile equipment and avtocistern / vehicles and fuel tanks-11794 (+39) from,

special equipment / special equipment 13) 1380 (+13)

Glory to Ukraine! Day 694 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 18, there were 114x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 1x missile and 48x air strikes, carried out 38x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian casualties and injuries. Private residential 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 russian invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Mykolaivka and Vovchans’k (Kharkiv oblast). Around 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Klyusy (Chernihiv oblast), Radyans’ke (Sumy oblast), Stohnii, Udy, Starytsya, Vovchans’k, Bochkove, Nesterne (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 18x assaults in the vicinities of Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Tabaivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), where the occupies made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The enemy launched air strikes near the settlements of Holubivka, Ivanivka, Kyslivka, Tabaivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 14x assaults near Terny, Yampolivka (Donetsk oblast), and 7x attacks in the areas of Serebryans’ke forestry, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). In that area, the enemy made failed attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders launched air strikes in the areas of Serebryans’ke forestry and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Karmazynivka, Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Dibrova, Serebryanka, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 2x attacks in the vicinity of Bohdanivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers, with air support, made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Vasyukivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, New York (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 22x enemy attacks near Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, and 14x more attacks in the vicinities of Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers, with air support, made unsuccessful attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Stepove, Orlivka, Avdiivka, Sjeverne (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary, with air support, made 13x attempts to improve its tactical situation. The invaders launched an air strike near the settlement of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Maksymil’yanivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x attacks west of Staromaiors’ke and south of Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched an air strike in the vicinity of Vodyane (Donetsk oblast). The adversary fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Vremivka, Staromaiors’ke, Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x assaults west of Verbove and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 20x settlements, including Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Novoandriivka, Shcherbaky, Stepnohirs’k (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the adversary fired artillery at the city of Kherson, the vicinities of the settlements of Zmiivka, Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Sadove, Antonivka Chornobaivka (Kherson 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 11x unsuccessful assaults.

During the day of January 18, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 5x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers.

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