January 31, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff:  About 1,090 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 42 tanks and APC’s destroyed or damaged

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 31.01.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 385230 (+1090) persons,

tanks ‒ 6310 (+10),

APV ‒ 11757 (+32),

artillery systems – 9195 (+51),

MLRS – 974 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 663 (+0),

aircraft – 332 (+0),

helicopters – 324 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 7100 (+16),

cruise missiles ‒ 1846 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 23 (+0) од,

submarines – 1 (+0) од,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 12231 (+40),

special equipment ‒ 1452 (+4)

Data are being updated.

Strike the occupier! Let’s win together! Our strength is in the truth!

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., January 31, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 707 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 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 31, there were 52x combat engagements. The enemy launched 7x missile and 65x air strikes, carried out 59x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian injuries. Residential private 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 Ulytsya, Seredyna-Buda (Sumy oblast). More than 40x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Hrem’yach, Klyusy (Chernihiv oblast), Velyka Pysarivka, Basivka, Seredyna-Buda, Popivka (Sumy oblast), Okip, Luk’yantsi, Hatyshche, Vovchans’k (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 7x assaults near Syn’kivka (Kharkiv oblast). In that area the occupies, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense.  The occupiers launched air strikes near Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Ivanivka, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Pishchane (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 9x assaults in the vicinities of Terny, Yampolivka and Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area the adversary, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Bilohorivka, Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Makiivka, Nevs’ke (Luhansk oblast), Yampolivka, Terny, Zarichne (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 4x attacks in the vicinities of Ivanivske, Klishchiivka and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. The invaders launched an air strike near New York (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Bohdanivka, Kalynivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 8x attacks near Avdiivka and 6x more attacks near Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Oleksandropil’ and Ocheretyne (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars more than 15x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiivka, Lastochkyne, Sjeverne (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinity of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary, with air support, made 6x unsuccessful attempts to improve its tactical situation. The settlements of Heorhiivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Vodyane, Urozhaine, Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Urozhaine, Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 4x attacks north of Pryyutne and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The occupiers launched air strike near Bilohir’ya and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Malynivka, Chervone, Bilohir’ya, Robotyne, Mala Tokmachka, P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the adversary fired artillery at the cities of Kherson and Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast). The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Krynky, Beryslav, Novoberyslav, Shlyakhove, Chervonyi Mayak (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 3x unsuccessful assaults on positions of Ukrainian troops. 

During the day of January 31, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 14x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 1x air defense system of the occupiers. Also, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 1x Kh-59 air-launched guided missile.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 5x artillery systems, 4x air defense systems of the russian invaders.

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