January 28, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: approximately 740 troops killed or wounded; 28 tanks and APCs destroyed or damaged

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 28.01.24 were approximately:

особового складу / personnel ‒ близько/ about 382110 (+740) осіб / persons,
танків / tanks ‒ 6280 (+9) од,
бойових броньованих машин / APV ‒ 11671 (+19) од,
артилерійських систем / artillery systems – 9097 (+12) од,
РСЗВ / MLRS – 972 (+0) од,
засоби ППО / Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 660 (+0) од,
літаків / aircraft – 331 (+0) од,
гелікоптерів / helicopters – 324 (+0) од,
БПЛА оперативно-тактичного рівня / UAV operational-tactical level – 7041 (+4),
крилаті ракети / cruise missiles ‒ 1845 (+0),
кораблі /катери / warships / boats ‒ 23 (+0) од,
підводні човни / submarines – 1 (+0) од,
автомобільної техніки та автоцистерн/ vehicles and fuel tanks – 12103 (+31) од,
спеціальна техніка / special equipment ‒ 1436 (+3)

Estimated losses of the enemy last day were: 740 occupants, 9 tanks, 19 combat armored vehicles, 12 artillery systems, 4 operational-tactical BpLA, 31 vehicles and 3 special equipment units.

The russian federation continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite significant losses, it does not abandon its plans for the complete occupation of Ukraine. 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 28, there were 61x combat engagements. The enemy launched 6x missile and 2 air strikes, carried out 51x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian casualties and injuries. An educational establishment, residential private and apartment 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 an air strike in the vicinity of Chervonyi Khutir (Chernihiv oblast). Around 30x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Bleshnya, Karpovychi (Chernihiv oblast), Veselivka, Chuikivka, Vovkivka (Sumy oblast), Okip, Veterynarne, Vovchans’k, Luk’yantsi, Starytsya (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x assault east of Pishchane (Kharkiv oblast). In that area the occupies made failed attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 6x assaults near Terny, Yampolivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area the adversary 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, Tors’ke, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Fedorivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 2x attacks in the vicinity of Ivanivske (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to improve their tactical situation. More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Vasyukivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Dyliivka (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 16x attacks near Ocheretyne, Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, and 5x more attacks near Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars more than 15x settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomais’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 18x failed attempts to improve its tactical situation. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Paraskoviivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the adversary conducted no offenses. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Vodyane, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x assault south of Pryyutne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 15x settlements, including Poltavka, Chervone, Charivne, Bilohir’ya, Mala Tokmachka, Robotyne, P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the adversary fired artillery at the city of Kherson. On top of that, the occupiers launched MLRS strikes at the vicinities of Novotyahynka, Ivanivka and Ponyativka (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 28, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 6x concentrations of troops of the occupiers. Also, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 1x Kh-59 air-launched guided missile.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x artillery system, 1x electronic warfare station of the russian invaders.

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