September 4, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: Russia sustains 460 casualties in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 04.09.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 265120 (+460) persons, 

tanks ‒ 4480 (+4), 

APV ‒ 8663 (+14), 

artillery systems – 5611 (+29), 

MLRS – 741 (+2), 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 503 (+1),

aircraft – 315, 

helicopters – 316, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 4481 (+37),

cruise missiles ‒ 1447,

warships / boats ‒ 19 (+1),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 8149 (+47),

special equipment ‒ 847 (+6).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information on 18.00, 04.09.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

Glory to Ukraine! The five hundred and fifty-eighth day of large-scale armed aggression of the russian federation against our state continues.

During the day, the enemy carried out 5 missile and 68 air strikes, carried out 42 attacks from MLRS systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population. Residential buildings and other civil infrastructure were destroyed.

The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

During the day, 22 combat clashes took place.

On the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery attacks on more than 15 settlements, in particular, Karpovychi, Progress of the Chernihiv region, Nova Huta, Romashkovo, Bugor, Malushyne of the Sumy region and Udy, Vovchansk, Vovchanski Khutory, Gatyshche, Ohirtseve, Ternova of the Kharkiv region region

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy launched an air strike in the Budarki district of the Kharkiv region. More than 10 settlements, including Figolivka, Dvorichna, Kindrashivka, Synkivka, and Kislivka of the Kharkiv region, were hit by artillery fire.

In the Lyman direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the districts of Novoyehorivka and Belogorivka, Luhansk region. Carried out airstrikes in the areas of Bilogorivka, Luhansk region, Yampolivka, and Spirnyi, Donetsk region. More than 10 settlements were hit by enemy artillery fire, including Nevske, Bilogorivka of the Luhansk Region and Spirne, Rozdolivka, Serebryanka, and Verkhnokamianske of the Donetsk Region.

In the direction of Bakhmut, our defenders successfully repelled attacks by russian troops in the area north of Klishchiivka, Donetsk region. The enemy carried out an airstrike in the Ivanovo district of the Donetsk region. More than 15 settlements, including Minkivka, Vasyukivka, Bohdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Bila Gora, and North Donetsk region, were hit by enemy artillery fire.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy launched an air strike in the Avdiivka area. Fired from artillery and mortars the settlements of Oleksandropil, Novokalynove, Keramik, Avdiivka, Severna, Pervomaiske of the Donetsk region.

In the Marinka direction, the Defense Forces continue to hold back the advance of Russian troops in the Marinka area of the Donetsk region. The enemy launched an air strike in the Krasnohorivka area. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Gostre, and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

On the Shakhtarske direction, the enemy launched an airstrike in the Vugledar area. More than 10 settlements, including Vugledar, Vodyane, Shakhtarske, Novoukrainka, and Urozhane of the Donetsk region, were hit by artillery fire.

In the direction of Zaporizhzhia, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the districts of Mala Tokmachka, Orikhov, Robotyny, Stepnohirsk of the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 
15 settlements, including Novodarivka, Olhivske, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Robotyne, Kamianske of the Zaporizhia region, were hit by artillery fire.

In the Kherson direction, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Tyaginka and Molodizhny. Burgunka, Kherson region, was subjected to artillery and mortar shelling.

At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, are entrenched at the achieved boundaries, and carry out counter-battery countermeasures.

During the day, the aviation of the defense forces made 11 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, 2 – on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.

Units of missile forces and artillery hit 11 artillery pieces on firing positions and 4 enemy control points during the day.

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