March 15, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: Around 580 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 12 Tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 15.03.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 428420 (+580) persons,

tanks ‒ 6758 (+1),

APV ‒ 12949 (+11),

artillery systems – 10580 (+15),

MLRS – 1017 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 717 (+0),

aircraft – 347 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 8254 (+34),

cruise missiles ‒ 1920 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 13993 (+34),

special equipment ‒ 1711 (+3)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., March 15, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 751 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of March 15, there were 68x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 8x missile and 57x air strikes, carried out 46x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, russian terrorist attacks resulted in civilian casualties. Residential private and apartment buildings, as well as other infrastructure were destroyed and damaged. 

Today, russia launched several missile strikes on Odesa, cynically launching a repeated strike on rescuers of the State Emergency Service who had already begun to respond to the aftermath of the first strike and provide medical aid to the victims. As a result of this terrorist attack, according to preliminary updates, at least 19 people were killed and 70 others were wounded.

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 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 launched air strikes in the vicinities of Pysarivka, Popivka, Vil’ne, Lukashivka, Dmytrivka (Sumy oblast), Baranivka, Pokalyane (Kharkiv oblast). Around 30x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Klyusy, Hrem’yach (Chernihiv oblast), Sorokyne, Khodyne, Volfyne, Volodymyrivka, Zapsillya, Ryasne, Popivka (Sumy oblast), Udy, Kozacha Lopan’, Strilecha, Pletenivka, Budarky, Ambarne, Stroivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks in the vicinities of Syn’kivka, Tabaivka (Kharkiv oblast), where the occupiers made attempts to improve their tactical situation. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Petropavlivka (Kharkiv oblast) and Nadiya (Luhansk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 9x assaults in the vicinities of Terny, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), where the adversary, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Sivers’k (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 20x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Tors’ke, Serebryanka, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Chasiv Yar (Donetsk oblast). Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Vasyukivka, Virolyubivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Bila Hora, New York (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled more than 20x attacks in the vicinities of Berdychi, Orlivka, Tonen’ke, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Keramik, Novobakhmutivka, Semenivka, Umans’ke (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Ocheretyne, Novobakhmutivka, Karlivka, Netailove, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the invaders, with air support, made 22x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Pobjeda and Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Kurakhove, Katerynivka, Vodyane, Vuhledar, Prechystivka (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy conducted 5x attacks on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast) and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Levadne, Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Novoandriivka, Mali Shcherbaky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the enemy conducted 3x unsuccessful assaults on positions of Ukrainian defenders. Around 10x settlements, including Nikopol’, (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), the city of Kherson, Beryslav, Sadove (Kherson oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers. 

During the day of March 15, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 7x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers.

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