December 13, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: 850 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours, 33 Russian tanks and APCs destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 13.12.23 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 341500 (+850) persons,

tanks ‒ 5682 (+18),

APV ‒ 10594 (+15) од,

artillery systems – 8076 (+3),

MLRS – 919 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 605 (+0),

aircraft – 324 (+0),

helicopters – 324 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 6173 (+10),

cruise missiles ‒ 1596 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 22 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0) ,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 10662 (+12),

special equipment ‒ 1176 (+6)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Situation update as of 6 p.m., December 13, 2023

Glory to Ukraine! Day 658 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 operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult.

During the day of December 13, there were 89x combat engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 10x missile strikes, 4x air strikes and 32x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian injuries. Private residential buildings as well as 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. Around 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Bleshnya, Mkhy, Hrem’yach (Chernihiv oblast), Vyntorivka, Brusky, Holyshivs’ke, Kostyantynivka, Hrabovs’ke, Velyka Pysarivka (Sumy oblast), Veterynarne, Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: Ukrainian defenders repelled 12x enemy attacks in the vicinity of Syn’kivka and 2x attacks east of Petropavlivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: Ukrainian defense forces repelled 2x attacks in the area of Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast) and east of Terny (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka, Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Serebryanka, Spirne, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: Ukrainian defenders repelled 6x attacks near Ivanivske and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched an air strike in the vicinity of Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast). Around 10x settlements, including Vasyukivka, Bohdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, New York (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Avdiivka axis: Ukrainian defenders repelled 25x attacks in the area east of Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, and 20x attacks south of Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy was making unsuccessful attempts to breach Ukrainian defenses. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiivka, Pervomais’ke, Karlivka (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: Ukrainian defense forces continue to hold back the enemy in the vicinities of Novomykhailivka and Krasnohorivka (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy launched 11x failed attacks on positions of Ukrainian defenders. The occupiers launched an air strike in the vicinity of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Heorhiivka, Mar’inka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Paraskoviivka, Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast) were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. Around 10x settlements, including Prechystivka, Staromaiors’ke, Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

Zaporizhzhia axis: Ukrainian defense forces repelled 6x enemy attacks near Robotyne and west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 20x settlements, including Levadne, Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Novodanylivka, Novoandriivka, Mali Shcherbaky (Zaporizhzhia oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire.

Kherson axis: the enemy fired artillery at the settlements of Ivanivka, Novodmytrivka, Oleksandrivka (Kherson oblast), the cities of Kherson and Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast).

Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold their ground on the left bank of the Dnipro River (Kherson oblast) and inflict fire on the enemy.

During the day of December 13, Ukrainian Air Force launched 5x strikes on concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the russian invaders.

Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x command post, 2x strikes on concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers. 

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