April 3, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: About 710 Russian troops killed or wounded 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 03.04.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 444370 (+710) persons,

tanks ‒ 7009 (+11),

APV ‒ 13368 (+18),

artillery systems – 11142 (+30),

РСЗВ / MLRS – 1025 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 745 (+1),

aircraft – 347 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 8796 (+17),

cruise missiles ‒ 2059 (+1),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 14813 (+30),

special equipment ‒ 1838 (+6)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., April 3, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 770 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of April 3, there were 54x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 5x missile and 50x air strikes, 37x MLRS attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. 

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 air strikes in the vicinities of Slobozhanske and Vovchans’k (Kharkiv oblast). Around 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Bleshnya (Chernihiv oblast), Nova Huta, Havrylova Sloboda, Tovstodubove, Lukashivka (Sumy oblast), Veterynarne, Strilecha, Krasne (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x attack in the vicinity of Andriivka (Luhansk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Holubivka, Kup’yans’k, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Kalynove, Borova (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Stepova Novoselivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 3x assaults in the vicinity of Terny (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. 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 defenders repelled 10x attacks in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, Andriivka, northeast of Vyimka and Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area the enemy made attempts to improve its tactical position. The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Chasiv Yar, Toretsk, Druzhba (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Bohdanivka, Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 8x attacks in the vicinities of Berdychi, Umans’ke, Yasnobrodivka, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made attempts to dislodge Ukrainian forces from their positions. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Keramik, Semenivka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Semenivka, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to block the enemy near Novomykhailivka and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), where the invaders, using air attacks, made 15x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka, Vodyane and Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Heorhiivka, Paraskoviivka, Kostyantynivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy conducted no offensive operations, however launched air strikes in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast), Malynivka, Orikhiv and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Poltavka, Malynivka, Chervone, Bilohir’ya, Novodanylivka, Shcherbaky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Kherson axis: the occupiers do not abandon their intention to drive Ukrainian units out of their footholds on the left bank of the Dnipro. In particular, the enemy executed 4x assaults on positions of Ukrainian defenders. The settlement of Krynky (Kherson oblast) came under enemy artillery fire.

During the day of April 3, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 1x anti-aircraft missile system, 14x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers.

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 2x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 1x artillery system, 1x radar station, 1x electronic warfare station, 1x UAVs control post of the russian invaders. 

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