May 12, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: About 1,260 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours;  27 tanks and RPG’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

Spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Shtupun

Glory to Ukraine! The eighty-ninth era of large-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation against our state began.

During the day, 155 combat clashes were recorded.

In total, the enemy fired 13 missiles and 118 air strikes, carried out 120 shelling from volcano fire jet systems on the positions of our troops and settlements. As a result of the Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are wounded among the civilian population. Demolition and damage were suffered by multi-storey and private buildings, as well as other infrastructure objects.

In the Volyn and Polisky directions, the operating environment without significant changes. The sign of the formation of an offensive group of the enemy has not been detected.

In the Northern Operational District, in Chernihiv and Sumy oblasts, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts diversion-intelligence activities, carries out shelling settlements from the territory of Russia, increases the density of mine-explosive fences along the state border of Ukraine. The enemy carried out an air strike in the area of Sumy.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy, supported by aviation, carried out 12 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Strílecha, Krasne, Morohovets, Oliynikove, Lukyancí, Gatishche, Pletenivka, Pilna, Vovčans Наk, Bugruvatka Kharkiv region. Committed air strikes in the areas of the settlements of Vilča, Liptsi, Lyman, Izbitske, Vesele, Petrivka, Kozacha Lopan, Sinelnikove, Deep, Wide, Vovčans даkí farms of Kharkiv region.

In the Kupiansky direction, our soldiers fought 19 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Synkivka, Novoyegorivka, Ivanivka of Kharkiv region; Stelmakhivka of Luhansk region, where the enemy tried to improve the tactical position. Striked air strikes in the areas of settlements of tverdohlibove, sergiyivka luhansk region.

In the Limans манkomu direction, the Defense Forces were repelled 10 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Makiyivka, Nevs Наke and Serebryans Наkogo forestry of Luhansk region; Novosadove, Terni Donetsk region.

In the Siver direction, the Defense Forces repelled 16 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Bilogorivka Luhansk region; Verkhnyokamianske, Spirne, Vyymka, Rozdolivka Donetsk region.

In the Kramatorsky direction, our soldiers fought 27 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Klishchiyivka, Andriyivka, Ivanivskke, Chasiv Yar, Grigorivka, New Donetsk region, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, tried to improve the tactical position. The enemy also carried out an air strike in the area of the settlement of Kurdyumivka Donetsk region.

In the Torec (komu direction the enemy of the offensive (storm) actions did not lead. However, caused air strikes in the areas of the settlements of North and New York Donetsk region.

In the Pokrovsky direction, our defenders repelled 32 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Semenivka, Kalinovo, Novooleksandrivka, Eugene, Falcon, Novopokrovsk, Novoselivka the First, Umanske, Netaylovo of Donetsk region, where the enemy, supported by aviation, tried to push our units out of occupied borders. He also carried out air strikes in the areas of the settlements of Karlivka, Mykolaivka, Oleksandropil, Stara Mykolayivka, Progress, Novogrodivka Donetsk region.

In the Kurakhivsk direction, the Defense Forces continue to restrain the enemy in the areas of the settlements of Konstantinivka, Solodke, Krasnogorivka, Vodyane, where the enemy, supported by aviation, tried 10 times to break through the defenses of our troops.

In the weather direction, our defenders repelled 16 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Urozhaine, Staromayorskke Donetsk region, where the enemy, supported by aviation, tried to push our units out of occupied borders.

In the Orehiv direction, the enemy, supported by aviation, 2 times attacked the positions of our defenders in the area of Robotinogo Zaporizhia region. He also caused air strikes in the areas of storoževo Donetsk region and small tokmački of zaporizhia region.

In the pridniprovs вkomu direction, the enemy does not refuse the intention to push out our units from placdarmív on the left bank of the dnieper. Yes, during the day, with air support, carried out 5 unsuccessful attacks on our troops’ positions in the area of Krynka settlement of Kherson region. The enemy made an air strike in the area of the settlement of Antonivka Kherson region.

At the same time, our soldiers continue to actively inflict losses in live force and equipment to the occupying troops, exhausting the enemy along the entire line of battle.

According to information, during the day, the Defense Forces Aviation and Missile Troops units struck 3 anti-missile complexes, 2 artillery devices, 2 radio stations and 9 areas of concentration of the enemy personnel.

In total, last day total losses of Russian zagarbnikív amounted to 1260 people. Also, the enemy lost 5 tanks, 22 combat armored cars, 30 artillery systems, two RSVs, 1 airplane, 42 bpla otr, one rocket, 64 cars and 2 special equipment units.

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