March 4, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: about 1,150 Russians killed in 24 hours; 29 tanks and APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 04.03.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 417950 (+1150) persons,

tanks ‒ 6648(+8),

APV ‒ 12660 (+21),

artillery systems – 10210 (+22),

MLRS – 1004 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 698 (+2),

aircraft – 347 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 7845 (+2),

cruise missiles ‒ 1916 (+1),

warships / boats ‒ 25 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 13374 (+42),

special equipment ‒ 1621 (+1)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., March 4, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 740 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of March 4, there were 63x combat engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 5x missile and 44x air strikes, carried out 68x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, russian terrorist attacks resulted in wounded civilians. Residential private and apartment buildings, as well as other 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 adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Chuikivka (Sumy oblast), Lyptsi, Varvarivka, Nesterne, Kolodyazne (Kharkiv oblast). Around 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Klyusy, Tovstodubove, Seredyna-Buda (Sumy oblast), Kozacha Lopan’, Krasne, Neskuchne (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary conducted 6x attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Syn’kivka (Kharkiv oblast). The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast), Tverdokhlibove Novojehorivka (Luhansk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Zapadne, Syn’kivka, Stepova Novoselivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x assault near Terny (Donetsk oblast), where the adversary, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Makiivka, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, Tors’ke, Serebryanka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks in the vicinity of Andriivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made attempts to improve their tactical situation. The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of New York and Druzhba (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 21x attacks in the vicinities of Novoselivka, Berdychi, Tonen’ke, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Semenivka, Netailove, Kalynove (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Vodyane, Prechystivka and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the invaders, with air support, made 16x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched an air strike near Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 20x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Paraskoviivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. However, the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast), Novodarivka, Malynivka and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Malynivka, Charivne, Bilohir’ya, Novodanylivka, P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the occupiers, despite significant losses, 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 carried out 2x unsuccessful assaults. More than 20x settlements, including Kherson, Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Krynky, Zmiivka (Kherson oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

During the day of March 4, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 8x concentrations of troops, 1x UAVs ground control station of the occupiers. On top of that, Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed 1x Kh-59 air-launched guided missile.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x concentration of troops, 1x air defense system, 6x artillery systems of the russian invaders. 

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