May 2, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff:  About 1,030 Russian troops killed for wounded in 24 hours; 49 tanks or APCs destroyed or damaged

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 02.05.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 470870 (+1030) persons,

tanks ‒ 7332 (+20),

APV ‒ 14096 (+29),

artillery systems – 12044 (+20),

MLRS – 1053 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 784 (+4),

aircraft – 348 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 9561 (+23),

cruise missiles ‒ 2126 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 16224 (+49),

special equipment ‒ 1988 (+8)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., May 2, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 799 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of May 2, there were 106x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 2x missile and 58x air strikes, 89x MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. 

Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. No signs of formation of an offensive group. 

Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the russian areas bordering Ukraine. The enemy conducts subversion, continues shelling of Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the concentration of mining operations along the state border of Ukraine. The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Krasnyi Khutir (Chernihiv oblast)

Seredyna-Buda (Sumy oblast), Derhachi, Lyptsi, Rublene (Kharkiv oblast). More than 30x settlements, including Bleshnya (Chernihiv oblast), Yastrubyne, Oleksandrivka, Volfyne, Vodolahy, Velyka Pysarivka, Stepok (Sumy oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 9x attacks in the vicinities of Syn’kivka, Novojehorivka, Kyslivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 12x attacks in the vicinities of Hrekivka, Nevs’ke, Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Makiivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 19x attacks in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Rozdolivka, Vyimka, Spirne, Novyi, Klishchiivka, Ivanivske (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy, using air attacks, attempted to improve its tactical position. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Druzhba (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Kalynivka, Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 31x attacks in the vicinities of Arkhanhel’s’ke, Sokil, Semenivka, Umans’ke, Kalynove, Yasnobrodivka, Netailove, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy made attempts to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their positions. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinity of Vozdvyzhenka Novooleksandrivka, Yevhenivka, Novoselivka Persha (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Arkhanhel’s’ke, Novopokrovs’ke, Sokil (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy near Kostyantynivka and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), where the invaders, with air support, made 13x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinity of Vodyane (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy launched 1x assault on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinity of Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Enemy air strikes hit vicinities of Vremivka and Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast), P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 15x settlements, including Bilohir’ya, Robotyne, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Kherson axis: the enemy does not abandon its intention to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnipro River. In particular during the day of May 2, the invaders executed 3x unsuccessful assaults on positions of Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Krynky (Kherson oblast). The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at around 20 settlements, including Chervonyi Mayak, Ol’hivka, Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Tokarivka, Novotyahynka, Kizomys (Kherson oblast).

During the day of May 2, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 9x concentrations of troops, 1x anti-aircraft missile system of the russian invaders. 

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 2x ammunition depots, 1x artillery system, 1x anti-aircraft missile system of the enemy.

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