April 5, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: about 860 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 88 Russian tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 05.04.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 445900 (+860) persons,

tanks ‒ 7033 (+15),

APV ‒ 13459 (+73),

artillery systems – 11221 (+50),

MLRS – 1029 (+3),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 747 (+1),

aircraft – 347 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 8847 (+30),

cruise missiles ‒ 2059 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 14922 (+61),

special equipment ‒ 1849 (+4)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., April 5, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 772 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of April 5, there were 72x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 10x missile and 67x air strikes, 97x 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 and other civilian infrastructure got destroyed or 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 Svesa (Sumy oblast) and Kruhle (Kharkiv oblast). Around 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Mykhal’chyna Sloboda (Chernihiv oblast), Stara Huta, Rozhkovychi, Khodyne, Hrabovs’ke (Sumy oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: no enemy offensive operations reported. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Berestove (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 2x 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 more than 10x attacks in the vicinities of Andriivka, Zelenopillya, Klishchiivka, Ivanivske (Donetsk oblast), where the adversary attempted to improve its tactical position. The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Chasiv Yar, Zalizne, New York (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 18x attacks in the vicinities of Berdychi, Umans’ke, Yasnobrodivka and Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy, using air attacks, made attempts to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their positions. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Novokalynove, Semenivka, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

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

Orikhiv axis: the enemy, with air support, executed 1x unsuccessful attack on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinity of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). Air strikes were reported near Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Poltavka, Malynivka, Chervone, Bilohir’ya, 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 5, the invaders launched 14x unsuccessful attacks on positions of the Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Krynky (Kherson oblast). The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinity of Zmiivka (Kherson oblast). The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at more than 10 settlements, including Zolota Balka, Tokarivka, Inzhenerne, Tyahynka (Kherson oblast) as well as the city of Kherson.

During the day of April 5, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 9x concentrations of troops, 1x anti-aircraft missile system of the occupiers.

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 1x command post, 2x air defense systems, 1x artillery system, 1x UAVs control station, 2x concentrations of weapons and military equipment of the russian invaders. 

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