January 6, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: 800 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 23 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 06.01.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 363870 (+800) persons,

 tanks ‒ 6018 (+7),

APV ‒ 11158 (+16),

artillery systems – 8617 (+13),

MLRS – 950 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 633 (+2),

aircraft – 329 (+0),

helicopters – 324 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 6787 (+16),

cruise missiles ‒ 1786 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 23 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 11478 (+15),

special equipment ‒ 1317 (+4)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

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

Glory to Ukraine! Day 682 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

The enemy continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, conducts strikes, and attacks both military and civilian targets. 

The enemy is actively using tactical 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 6, there were 27x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 8x missile and 55x air strikes, carried out 23x 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 apartment 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 invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Oleksandrivka, Vovchans’k, Prykolotne, Chuhunivka (Kharkiv oblast). Around 15x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Klyusy, Yeline, Popivka (Chernihiv oblast), Znob-Novhorods’ke, Iskryskivshchyna, Myropil’s’ke, Hrabovs’ke, Popivka, Ponomarenky (Sumy oblast), Chervona Zorya, Kozacha Lopan’, Luk’yantsi, Vovchans’k, Bochkove, Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 3x attacks in the vicinities of Syn’kivka Petropavlivka, Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast), where the occupiers, with air support, made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. The occupiers launched an air strike near Tabaivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the enemy conducted no offensives. The occupiers launched air strikes in the area of Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast) and near Terny, Spirne (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Serebryanka, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 1x attack in the vicinity of Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched an air strike near New York settlement. More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Vasyukivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, New York (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 5x enemy attacks near Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, and 9x more attacks in the vicinities of Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary, with air support, conducted unsuccessful attempts to improve its tactical situation. The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of settlement Oleksandropil’ (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Berdychi, Stepove, Lastochkyne, Avdiivka, Pervomais’ke.

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, with air support, made 5x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. The invaders launched an air strike near Staromaiors’ke settlement. The adversary fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Staromaiors’ke, Urozhaine, Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 2x assaults near Robotyne and south of Novodarivka, where the occupiers, with air support, made attempts to improve their tactical situation. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Mala Tokmachka and P’yatykhatky. More than 15x settlements, including Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Orikhiv, Novoandriivka, P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the adversary fired artillery at the settlements of Tyahynka, Kherson, Oleksandrivka (Kherson oblast), as well as Kutsurub, 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 18x unsuccessful assaults. The Ukrainian troops are holding the line and keep inflicting significant losses on the enemy.

During the day of January 6, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 19x concentrations of troops of the occupiers. 

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x command post, 1x ammunition depot, 1x artillery system, 1x air defense radar station, 1x Tor surface-to-air missile system of the russian invaders.

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