February 19, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: about 1,290 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 45 tanks or APCs destroyed or disabled and two Russian warplanes downed

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 19.02.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 403720(+1290) persons,

tanks ‒ 6498 (+11),

APV ‒ 12232 (+34),

artillery systems – 9733 (+24),

MLRS – 986 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 674 (+0),

aircraft – 336 (+1),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 7460 (+11),

cruise missiles ‒ 1898 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 25 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 12767 (+31),

special equipment ‒ 1545 (+5)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., February 19, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 726 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

The enemy continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite significant losses, it does not abandon its plans for the complete occupation of Ukraine, ignores the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, launches strikes, and attacks 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 February 19, there were 70x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 4x missile and 52x air strikes, carried out 72x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, russian terrorist attacks resulted in killed and wounded civilians. Residential private and apartment buildings as well as critical 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 enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Bohdanivka (Chernihiv oblast) and Bobylivka (Sumy oblast). More than 10x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Sen’kivka (Chernihiv oblast), Katerynivka, Taratutyne, Yizdets’ke, Luhivka, Velyka Pysarivka (Sumy oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary conducted made 3x unsuccessful assault attempts near Syn’kivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Tabaivka, Pishchane, Syn’kivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x assaults near Terny (Donetsk oblast) and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). In that area the adversary made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Serebryanka, Terny, Tors’ke, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 11x attacks in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made attempts to improve their tactical situation. Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Bohdanivka, Vasyukivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, New York (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 9x attacks in the vicinities of Lastochkyne, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Lastochkyne, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Heorhiivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast), where Ukrainian defenders repelled 19x attacks. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Novopavlivka axis: the adversary made 1x attempt to attack in the vicinity of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Zolota Nyva, Staromaiors’ke, Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast), Novodarivka, Levadne (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 10x attacks in the vicinities of Malynivka and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 20x settlements, including Hulyaipole, Huliaipilske, Novodanylivka, Novoandriivka, Stepove, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the occupiers do not abandon their intention to drive Ukrainian units out of their footholds on the left bank of the Dnipro. During the day, the enemy made 5x attempts to assault positions of Ukrainian troops. The city of Kherson, the settlements of Antonivka, Zelenivka, Krynky (Kherson oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers. On top of that, the enemy launched 9x MLRS strikes.

During the day of February 19, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 10x concentrations of troops, 1x command post, 10x artillery systems of the occupiers. Moreover, in the eastern sector, Ukrainian Air Force units destroyed two enemy aircraft: 1x Su-34 fighter-bomber and 1x Su-35S fighter.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x command post, 4x ammunition depots, 5x artillery systems of the russian invaders. 

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