May 9, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: About 1,300 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 46 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 09.05.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 478730 (+1300) persons,

tanks ‒ 7429 (+11),

APV ‒ 14281 (+35),

artillery systems – 12340 (+23),

РСЗВ / MLRS – 1058 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 793 (+1),

aircraft – 349 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 9775 (+47),

cruise missiles ‒ 2192 (+41),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 16618 (+69),

special equipment ‒ 2027 (+8)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., May 9, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 806 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of May 9, there were 76x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 5x missile and 72x air strikes, 74x MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have wounded civilians. Residential apartment blocks and private houses, as well as other civil infrastructure got destroyed and damaged.

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 adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Kostyantynivka (Sumy oblast). More than 10x settlements, including Khrinivka (Chernihiv oblast), Myropillya (Sumy oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 7x attacks in the vicinities of Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast), where the enemy, using air attacks, attempted to improve its tactical position. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Petropavlivka, Stepova Novoselivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks in the vicinities of Novosadove, Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast) and in the area of the Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast). The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Lyman (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 16x attacks in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Ivanivske, Novyi, Stupochky, Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy, using air strikes, attempted to improve its tactical position. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Druzhba, Spirne (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Chasiv Yar (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 20x attacks in the vicinities of Kalynove, Novooleksandrivka, Novoselivka Persha, Umans’ke, Yasnobrodivka, Netailove (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy, with air support, made attempts to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their positions. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Novooleksandrivka, Sokil, Novopokrovs’ke, Umans’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy near Kostyantynivka, Vodyane and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), where the invaders made 6x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Bohoyavlenka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maksymil’yanivka, Heorhiivka (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy launched 16x assaults on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast) and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x 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. During the day of May 9, the invaders executed 2x 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 Krynky, Tyahynka, Kachkarivka, Kizomys, Stanislav (Kherson oblast).

During the day of May 9, the Ukrainian Air Force and Missile Forces launched strikes on 1x air defense system, 17x concentrations of troops of the russian invaders.

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