March 21, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: about 750 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 20 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 21.03.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 433840 (+750) persons,

tanks ‒ 6832 (+4),

APV ‒ 13074 (+16),

artillery systems – 10740 (+26),

РСЗВ / MLRS – 1018 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 721 (+0),

aircraft – 347 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 8365 (+10),

cruise missiles ‒ 1922 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 14242 (+44),

special equipment ‒ 1741 (+3)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., March 21, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 757 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of March 21, there were 67x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 36x missile and 50x air strikes, 96x MLRS attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Residential apartment blocks and private houses 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 troops conduct subversion in order to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened axes. The enemy 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 Vorozhba, Hrytsenkove, (Sumy oblast). More than 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Leonivka (Chernihiv oblast), Chernats’ke, Baranivka, Sosnivka, Khodyne, Boyaro-Lezhachi, Iskryskivshchyna, Katerynivka (Sumy oblast), Udy, Kozacha Lopan’, Ambarne (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the enemy, using air attacks, executed 1x unsuccessful assault on position of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinity of Syn’kivka (Kharkiv oblast). The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Nadiya (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 10x assaults in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Spirne, Rozdolivka, Vesele (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy, using air attacks, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Novosadove (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 15x settlements, including Makiivka, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, Tors’ke, Serebryanka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 14x attacks in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Hryhorivka, Kalynivka and New York (Donetsk oblast). Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x attacks in the vicinities of Berdychi, Semenivka, Tonen’ke, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Novobakhmutivka, Orlivka (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 block the enemy near Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, Vodyane, Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the invaders, using air attacks, made 24x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Kurakhove (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Paraskoviivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy, with air support, conducted 6x attacks on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast) and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 15x settlements, including Malynivka, Charivne, Bilohir’ya, Novodanylivka, P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Kherson axis: the enemy did not conduct any offensive operations. The settlement of Ivanivka (Kherson oblast), was under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers. 

During the day of March 21, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 7x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment. 2x anti-aircraft missile systems of the occupiers.

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 1x artillery system and 2x air defense systems of the russian invaders. 

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