April 20, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: about 750 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 29 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

Operational information as of 10.00 on April 20, 2024 on the Russian invasion

Spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Andriy Kovalov.

Glory to Ukraine! Seventy-hundred and eighty-seventh era of large-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine began.

During the past day, there were 102 combat clashes.

In total, the enemy carried out 29 missiles and 67 air strikes, carried out 67 shelling from the 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. A number of multi-storey buildings and other civilian infrastructure objects have suffered destruction and damage.

On the night of April 20, 2024, Russian terrorists attacked Ukraine with three Iskander-M ballistic missiles, two C-300 / C-400 anti-aircraft missiles from the Belgorod region, as well as two guided aviation missiles H-59 / H-69 from the Black Sea aquatorium.

The means of zenitnih rocket troops of the air force destroyed two kerovaní aviation missiles x-59/x-69. Also in the south, three reconnaissance drones were destroyed – two Orlan-10 and one Supercam.

During the past day, Russian occupiers’ air strikes have suffered settlements of Volfine Sumy region; Senkove Kharkiv region; Bilogorivka Luhansk region; Ivanivka, Yampolivka, Torske, Spirne, Druzhba, Ivanivskke, Chasiv Yar, Druzhkivka, New York, Yuryivka, Novopokrovsk, Krasnogorivka, Novomykhailivka, Vodyane, Vugledar, Urozhaine, Staromayorske Donetsk region; Mala Tokmačka, Robot in the Zaporizhia region and Ivanivka in Kherson region.

More than 120 settlements of Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions were under artillery fire.

In the Volyn and Polish directions, the operating environment remains without significant changes.

In the Siver and Slobozhansky directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts diversionary activities in order to prevent the transfer of our troops to threatening directions, increases the density of mine-explosive fences along the state border.

In the kupâns куkomu direction Russian occupiers did not conduct offensive actions.

In the Limansky direction, Russian occupiers 13 times attacked the positions of Ukrainian troops in the areas of the settlements of Tverdohlibove, Kremínna Luhansk region and Yampolivka, Terny, Torske Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled 23 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Bilogorivka Luhansk region; Verkhnyokamianske, Spirne, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivskke, Klishchiyivka Donetsk region.

In the Avdíiv direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled 31 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Novokalinove, Ocheretyne, Berdychi, Umanske, Novobakhmutívka Pervomais Авke, Nevels діke Donetsk region.

In the Novopavlivsk direction, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to restrain the enemy in the areas of the settlements of Novomykhailivka, Pobeda, Urozhayne Donetsk region, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, tried 23 times to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops.

In the Orihiv direction, the enemy 5 times attacked the positions of Ukrainian soldiers in the area of Staromayorsk Donetsk region and northwestern Palm Zaporizhia region.

In the Kherson direction Russian foreigners are trying to knock out Ukrainian units from placdarmív on the left bank of the Dnieper. Over the past day, Russian occupiers carried out 7 unsuccessful attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops in this direction.

During the past day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine struck 6 concentration areas and 1 control point of Russian occupiers.

Last day, the total losses of the enemy were 750 Russian captors, 8 tanks, 21 combat armored vehicles, 20 artillery systems, air defense, 1 aircraft, 30 operational-tactical drones, 13 missiles, 46 cars and 3 special equipment units.

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