January 30, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: about 960 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 39 tanks or APCs destroyed or damaged

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 30.01.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 384140 (+960) persons,

tanks ‒ 6300 (+10),

APV ‒ 11725 (+29),

artillery systems – 9144 (+31),

MLRS – 972 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 663 (+3),

aircraft – 332 (+1),

helicopters – 324 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 7084 (+35),

cruise missiles ‒ 1846 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 23 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 12191 (+42),

special equipment ‒ 1448 (+5)

Data are being updated.

Strike the occupier! Let’s win together! Our strength is in the truth! 

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., January 29, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 705 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

The enemy continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, conducts strikes, and shells 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 January 29, there were 51x combat engagements. The enemy launched 6x missile strikes with S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles at the civilian infrastructure of Myrnohrad (Donetsk oblast) and Muzykivka (Kherson oblast). On top of that, the invaders launched 64x air strikes and carried out 45x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian casualties and injuries. A school, residential 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. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Velykyi Burluk and Khatnje (Kharkiv oblast). Around 40x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Karpovychi, Hrem’yach (Chernihiv oblast), Popivka, Stepok, Hrabovs’ke (Sumy oblast), Hur’iv Kozachok, Ohirtseve (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 7x assault near Syn’kivka and east of Pishchane (Kharkiv oblast). In that area the occupies made failed attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Petropavlivka and Berestove (Kharkiv oblast) as well as Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast) and Kryvoshyivka (Luhansk oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x assaults in the area of Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast) and near Terny (Donetsk oblast). In that area the adversary made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Novojehorivka, Bilohorivka, Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast) and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka, Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast), Serebryanka, Spirne, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks in the vicinity of Ivanivske (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. The invaders launched air strikes near Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, New York (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Kurdyumivka (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 8x attacks near Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, and 5x more attacks near Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The invaders fired artillery and mortars more than 15x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Heorhiivka, Pobjeda and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary made 6x failed attempts to improve its tactical situation. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Maksymil’yanivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Paraskoviivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x attack near Zolota Nyva (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Vodyane, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x assault north of Pryyutne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 15x settlements, including Levadne, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Orikhiv, Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), as well as Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the adversary fired artillery at the city of Kherson, the settlements of Novokairy, Sadove, Prydniprovs’ke (Kherson oblast). On top of that, the occupiers launched MLRS strikes at the settlements of Respublikanets, Krynky, Ivanivka (Kherson oblast).

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 7x unsuccessful assault on positions of Ukrainian troops. 

During the day of January 29, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 14x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers. 

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 2x air defense systems, 4x artillery systems, 1x electronic warfare station of the russian invaders.

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