April 26, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: About 950 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 22 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 26.04.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 463930 (+950) persons,

tanks ‒ 7262 (+7),

APV ‒ 13957 (+15),

artillery systems – 11867 (+31),

РСЗВ / MLRS – 1049 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 772 (+0),

aircraft – 348 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 9461 (+12),

cruise missiles ‒ 2119 (+1),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 15984 (+35),

special equipment ‒ 1962 (+16)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., April 26, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 793 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

On April 26, 79x tactical engagements were reported.

The enemy launched a total of 1x missile and 67x air strikes, 67x MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements.

Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. No signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were found. 

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. The adversary’s air strikes targeted the city of Sumy and the vicinities of Volfyne (Sumy oblast), Derhachi, Vysoka Yaruha, Lyptsi, Ohirtseve, and Vodyane (Kharkiv oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 20x settlements, including Khrinivka, Yeline, Huta-Studenets’ka, Lubiane, Buchky (Chernihiv oblast), Prohres, Starykove, Bilopillya, and Bilovody (Sumy oblast). 

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian troops repelled 7x attacks in the vicinities of Kyslivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), and Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Pishchane and Hlushkivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, and Stepova Novoselivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 9x attacks in the vicinities of Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast), Terny, and south of Zarichne (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Makiivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, and Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian troops repelled 8x attacks in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Vyimka, Spirne, and Ivanivske (Donetsk oblast). The enemy attempted to improve its tactical position in that area. Also, the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinity of Chasiv Yar (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Kalynivka, and Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 23x attacks in the vicinities of Arkhanhel’s’ke, Keramik, Ocheretyne, Semenivka, Umans’ke, and Kalynove (Donetsk oblast). With the air support, the enemy attempted to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their positions in that area. Also, the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Novobakhmutivka and Memryk (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Keramik, Arkhanhel’s’ke, and Soloviove (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Prechystivka, and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast). With the air support, the invaders made 12x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense in that area. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of settlements of Paraskoviivka and Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, and Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Orikhiv axis: with the air support, the occupiers launched 3x attacks on the positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast) and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Chervone, Bilohir’ya, and Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Kherson axis: the enemy does not abandon its intention to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnipro River. For instance, on April 26, the invaders launched 3x unsuccessful attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Krynky (Kherson oblast). The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Tomaryne (Kherson oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Novotyahynka, Bilozerka, Veletens’ke, Kizomys, and Tokarivka (Kherson oblast).

On April 26, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 11x concentrations of the russian invaders’ troops.

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 2x concentration of troops, 1x radar station, 3x air defense systems, 1x electronic warfare station, and 1x materiel supply depot of the Russian invaders.

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