August 7, 2023

Ukrainian General Staff: Russian combat losses top 250,000

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.2022 to 07.08.2023 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 250240 (+540) persons, 

tanks ‒ 4244 (+7), 

APV ‒ 8270 (+8), 

artillery systems – 4977 (+12), 

MLRS – 709 (+4), 

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 467 (+1),

aircraft – 315, 

helicopters – 311, 

UAV operational-tactical level – 4154 (+28),

cruise missiles ‒ 1377 (+18),

warships / boats ‒ 18,

vehicles and fuel tanks – 7451 (+10),

special equipment ‒ 735 (+1).

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

Operational information as of 6.00 pm 07.08.2023 regarding the #russian_invasion 

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

During the day, the enemy carried out 2 missile and 33 air strikes, carried out 50 attacks from MLRS systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of russian terrorist attacks, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population.

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

About 28 combat clashes took place during the day.

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

On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery attacks on more than 25 settlements, in particular, Mikhalchyna Sloboda, Khrinivka of the Chernihiv region; Basivka, Stepok, Pavlivka in Sumy Oblast and Udy, Okhrimivka and Neskuchne in Kharkiv Oblast.

In the Kupyansk direction, our soldiers are firmly holding the defense, successfully repulsed enemy attacks in the areas of Synkivka, north of Ivanivka in the Kharkiv region and south of Novoselivskyi in the Luhansk region. The enemy launched airstrikes in the Kruglyakivka and Kucherivka districts of the Kharkiv region. The enemy was subjected to artillery and mortar fire

10 settlements, among them Dvorichna, Zapadne, Krasne Pershe, Petropavlivka, Kupyansk, Vuzlovy of Kharkiv region.

In the Liman direction, the settlements of Kuzmine, Belogorivka of the Luhansk region and Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk region were hit by enemy artillery fire.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in Andriivka, Kurdyumivka and Druzhba districts of Donetsk region. More than 10 settlements were affected by enemy artillery shelling, including Orihovo-Vasylivka, Markove, and Chasiv Yar.

In the Avdiivka direction, under heavy fire from the enemy’s aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled attacks by russian troops in the Avdiivka area. Nevelske, Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Severna, Novokalynove, Pervomaiske of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

In the Marinka direction, the defense forces continue to hold back the advance of russian troops in the Marinka area. The enemy launched an air strike there. Krasnohorivka, Gostre, Georgiivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.

On the Shakhtarske direction, the enemy carried out an air strike in the Odradny region of the Donetsk region. Vodyane, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Velyka Novosilka, Blagodatne, Staromayorske, Rivnopil of the Donetsk region were subjected to artillery fire.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Robotyn region of the Zaporizhzhia region. The enemy carried out airstrikes in the districts of Gulyaipilske, Mala Tokmachka and Orihiv. Artillery shelling was experienced more than 10 settlements, including Novodarivka, Levadne, Komyshuvakha, Orihiv, Pyatikhatky of the Zaporizhia region and Nikopol of the Dnipropetrovsk region.

On the Kherson direction, the enemy carried out an air strike in the Odradokamyanka area of the Kherson region. More than 10 settlements, including Olhivka, Sadove, Kherson and Kizomys of the Kherson region, were hit by enemy artillery fire.

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

The aviation of the Defense Forces made 9 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the enemy.

During the day, units of missile troops and artillery hit 2 control points, 1 area of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, 5 artillery means in firing positions and one radar station of the enemy.

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