February 6, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: Russian war casualties top 390,000; 1,020 Russians killed or wounded in 24 hours; 52 Tanks and APC’s destroyed or damaged

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 06.02.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 390580 (+1020) persons,

tanks ‒ 6365 (+17),

APV ‒ 11857 (+35),

artillery systems – 9367 (+18),

MLRS – 979 (+0),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 665 (+1),

aircraft – 332 (+0),

helicopters – 324 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 7173 (+0),

cruise missiles ‒ 1848 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 24 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 12453 (+41),

special equipment ‒ 1496 (+10)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., February 6, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 713 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

The enemy continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite significant losses, it does not abandon its plans for the complete occupation of Ukraine, ignores the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, launches strikes, and attacks 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 February 6, there were 81x combat engagements. The occupiers launched 4x missile and 17x air strikes, 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. 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 air strikes in the vicinities of Veterynarne, Okhrimivka, Mala Vovcha (Kharkiv oblast). More than 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Pokrovka, Shpyl’, Holyshivs’ke, Kostyantynivka (Sumy oblast), Kozacha Lopan’, Starytsya, Vovchans’k, Pletenivka, Mala Vovcha (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary conducted no offensives. The occupiers launched an air strike near the settlement of Pishchane (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 15x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 14x assaults in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, north of Hryhorivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area the adversary made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Yampolivka, Serebryanka, Fedorivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 8x attacks in the vicinities of Bohdanivka and Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast), where the occupiers made attempts to improve their tactical situation. Around 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Klishchiivka, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 20x attacks near Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka and 8x more attacks near Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The invaders launched an air strike near Oleksandropil’ (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 20x settlements, including Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Berdychi, Avdiivka, 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 14x 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 offensives. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast) and Novodarivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Zolota Nyva, Urozhaine, Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 4x attacks near Robotyne and west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast). In that area, the occupiers, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. More than 20x settlements, including Poltavka, Malynivka, Robotyne, P’yatykhatky, Plavni (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: 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 2x unsuccessful assaults on positions of Ukrainian troops. The adversary fired artillery at the city of Kherson, the settlements of Novoberyslav, Beryslav (Kherson oblast). On top of that, the invaders launched MLRS strikes at the vicinities of Ivanivka, Krynky, Novotyahynka, Tokarivka (Kherson oblast). 

During the day of February 6, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 13x concentrations of troops, 2x air defense systems of the occupiers. Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 1x Kh-59 air-launched guided missile.

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x command post, 1x concentration of troops, 2x ammunition depots, 3x artillery systems of the russian invaders.

Support the Armed Forces of Ukraine! United we will be victorious! Glory to Ukraine!

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