April 12, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff:  about 840 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 28 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled 

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 12.04.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 451730 (+840) persons,

tanks ‒ 7146 (+9),

APV ‒ 13698 (+19),

artillery systems – 11486 (+34),

MLRS – 1042 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 755 (+1),

aircraft – 347 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 9161 (+57),

cruise missiles ‒ 2087 (+18),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 15339 (+41),

special equipment ‒ 1888 (+6)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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

Glory to Ukraine! Day 779 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of April 12, there were 81x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 2x missile and 72x air strikes, 116x MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Residential apartment blocks and private houses, as well as other 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 air strikes in the vicinities of Sumy (Sumy oblast), Lyptsi, Vovchans’k (Kharkiv oblast). More than 20x settlements, including Pl’okhiv, Yanzhulivka, Semenivka (Chernihiv oblast), Vorozhba, Marchykhyna Buda, Yastrubyne (Sumy oblast), Kozacha Lopan’, Strilecha, Zemlyanky (Kharkiv oblast) came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. However, the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Kup’yans’k-Vuzlovyi and Kurylivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Stepova Novoselivka, Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the adversary did not conduct offensive operations. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Makiivka, Nevs’ke (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, Tors’ke, Zarichne (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 24x attacks in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Vyimka, Rozdolivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast), where the adversary, using air strikes, attempted to improve its tactical position. The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Druzhba (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 16x attacks in the vicinities of Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Pervomais’ke, Netailove (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy made attempts to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their positions. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Semenivka, Netailove (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to block the enemy near Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka, Vodyane (Donetsk oblast), where the invaders made 19x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Heorhiivka, Paraskoviivka, Kostyantynivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy, with air support, launched 3x attacks on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinity of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Vremivka (Donetsk oblast) and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Poltavka, Chervone, Bilohir’ya, Novodanylivka, Shcherbaky (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. In particular during the day of April 12, the invaders launched 5x unsuccessful attacks on positions of the Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Krynky (Kherson oblast). The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at more than 15 settlements, including Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Novotyahynka, Ponyativka (Kherson oblast).

During the day of April 12, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 12x concentration of troops, weapons and military equipment, 4x anti-aircraft missile systems of the occupiers. On top of that, Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed 1x Kh-59 guided air-launched missile.

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 2x air defense systems, 1x electronic warfare station of the russian invaders. 

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