March 22, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: About 870 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 45 tanks and APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 22.03.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 434710 (+870) persons,

tanks ‒ 6840 (+8),

APV ‒ 13111 (+37),

artillery systems – 10775 (+35),

РСЗВ / MLRS – 1018 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 723 (+2),

aircraft – 347 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 8388 (+23),

cruise missiles ‒ 1953 (+31),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 14287 (+45),

special equipment ‒ 1749 (+8)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., March 22, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 758 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of March 22, there were 57x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 87x missile and 110x air strikes, 39x MLRS attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Today, the enemy has conducted the largest attack lately – in the combined attack the occupiers launched 63 UAVs and 88 missiles of various types. This resulted in power supply problems in a number of regions. The enemy specifically targeted Ukraine’s energy facilities. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded many civilians. Residential apartment blocks and private houses got destroyed and damaged, civilian infrastructure suffered damage. Measures to overcome the aftermath of the terrorist attack are ongoing.

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 Semenivka (Chernihiv oblast), Neskuchne, Oleksandrivka, Druzhba (Sumy oblast), Odradne, Kolodyazne (Kharkiv oblast). More than 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Huta-Studenets’ka, Bleshnya, Liskivshchyna, Karpovychi (Chernihiv oblast), Boyaro-Lezhachi, Bilopillya, Kindrativka, Zapsillya, Myropillya, Popivka, Dmytrivka (Sumy oblast), Kozacha Lopan’, Vovchans’k, Krasne, Neskuchne (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the enemy, using air attacks, executed 3x unsuccessful assaults on position of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinities of Syn’kivka, Tabaiivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Petropavlivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Holubivka, Syn’kivka, Stepova Novoselivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 5x assaults in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Spirne (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy, using air attacks, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Makiivka, Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, Tors’ke, Serebryanka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 2x attacks in the vicinities of Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Chasiv Yar, Oleksandro-Shul’tyne (Donetsk oblast). Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Bohdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled up to 10x attacks in the vicinities of Berdychi, Tonen’ke, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Ocheretyne, Novobakhmutivka, Semenivka, Karlivka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Semenivka, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to block the enemy near Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Vodyane, Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the invaders, using air attacks, made more than 20x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Kostyantynivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Paraskoviivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy, with air support, conducted 7x attacks on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast) and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 15x settlements, including Poltavka, 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 city of Kherson, settlements of Burhunka, Tyahynka, Tokarivka, Dniprovs’ke, Kizomys, Stanislav (Kherson oblast), was under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers. 

During the day of March 22, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 13x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers.

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 2x concentrations of troops, 1x air defense system, 4 important targets of the russian invaders. 

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