February 12, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff:  about 790 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 31 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 12.02.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒  about 395990 (+790) persons,

tanks ‒ 6416 (+10),

APV ‒ 11977 (+21),

artillery systems – 9481 (+6),

MLRS – 981 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 666 (+0),

aircraft – 332 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 7302 (+45),

cruise missiles ‒ 1882 (+1),

warships / boats ‒ 24 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 12599 (+7),

special equipment ‒ 1514 (+1)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., February 12, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 719 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 12, there were 63x combat engagements. The occupiers launched a total of 5x missile and 71x air strikes, carried out 45x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, russian terrorist attacks resulted in wounded civilians. Residential private and apartment buildings, and other civilian 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. Around 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Volodymyrivka, Ponomarenky, Volfyne, Stepok (Sumy oblast), Udy, Kozacha Lopan’, Luk’yantsi, Vovchans’k (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x attack near Tabaivka (Kharkiv oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Stepova Novoselivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x assaults near Terny (Donetsk oblast). In that area the adversary made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The occupiers launched an air strike in the vicinity of Vyimka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Serebryanka, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 6x attacks in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Andriivka and Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers, with air support, made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. The invaders launched an air strike in the vicinity of New York (Donetsk oblast). Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Kalynivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, New York (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 14x attacks near Avdiivka and 4x more attacks near Tonen’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The russian occupiers launched an air strike in the vicinity of Novokalynove (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Lastochkyne, Avdiivka (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Heorhiivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary, with air support, made 25x attempts to improve its tactical situation. The invaders launched air strikes near Kostyantynivka, Paraskoviivka (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Kurakhove, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Katerynivka, Paraskoviivka (Donetsk oblast) were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x assault south of Prechystivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Blahodatne (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 1x attack near Novopokrovka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Poltavka, Malynivka, Chervone, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Mali Shcherbaky (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. Thus, during the day, the enemy made 2x unsuccessful assaults on positions of Ukrainian troops. The city of Kherson, the settlements of Antonivka, Ponyativka (Kherson oblast) came under artillery fire of the occupiers. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Krupytsya, Krynky, Beryslav (Kherson oblast). Also, the occupiers carried out MLRS strikes in the vicinities of L’vove, Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Krynky (Kherson oblast).

During the day of February 12, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 13x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers. Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 6x reconnaissance UAVs.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x artillery system of the russian invaders. 

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