February 2, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff: Some 830 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 28 tanks or APCs destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 02.02.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 387060 (+830) persons,

tanks ‒ 6331 (+9),

APV ‒ 11792 (+19),

artillery systems – 9274 (+46),

MLRS – 978 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 663 (+0),

aircraft – 332 (+0),

helicopters – 324 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 7146 (+5),

cruise missiles ‒ 1847 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 24 (+1),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 12316 (+49),

special equipment ‒ 1470 (+8)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., February 2, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 709 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 2, there were 55x combat engagements. The occupiers launched 50x air strikes and carried out 19x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have resulted in civilian 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 an air strike in the vicinity of Vil’khuvatka (Kharkiv oblast). More than 30x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Sen’kivka, Prohres, Zorya, Hrem’yach (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Bachivs’k, Iskryskivshchyna, Volodymyrivka, Hrabovs’ke, Popivka (Sumy oblast), Udy, Vovchans’k, Mala Vovcha, Potykhonove (Kharkiv oblast).

Kup’yans’k axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4x assaults near Syn’kivka and Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast). In that area the occupies made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense.  The occupiers launched air strikes near Ivanivka, Kyslivka, Tabaivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Dvorichna, Syn’kivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 3x assaults in the vicinity of Terny (Donetsk oblast). In that area the adversary, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 15x settlements, including Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Serebryanka, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 2x attacks in the vicinities of Bohdanivka and Klishchiivka (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, Andriivka, New York (Donetsk oblast). 

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 19x attacks near Avdiivka and 10x more attacks near Pervomais’ke and Nevel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the occupiers, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Oleksandropil’, Novokalynove, Ocheretyne (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars more than 15x settlements, including Berdychi, Stepove, Lastochkyne, Avdiivka, Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Mar’inka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the invaders in the vicinities of Heorhiivka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). In that area, the adversary made 6x unsuccessful attempts to improve its tactical situation. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Shakhtars’ke axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 1x attack south of Zolota Nyva (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Vuhledar and Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Vuhledar, Urozhaine, Staromaiors’ke, Rivnopil’ (Donetsk oblast).

Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks near Robotyne and west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast). In that area, the invaders, with air support, made attempts to breach Ukrainian defense, to no success. Around 20x settlements, including Levadne, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Orikhiv, Novoandriivka, P’yatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

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 6x unsuccessful assaults on positions of Ukrainian troops. The adversary fired artillery at the city of Kherson, the settlements of Beryslav, Inhulets’ (Kherson oblast) as well as Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast). On top of that, the invaders launched air strikes at the vicinities of Kherson and Respublikanets’ (Kherson oblast).

During the day of February 2, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 10x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers. 

The Ukrainian missile troops hit 3x ammunition depots of the russian invaders.

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