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Heavy losses: dead after Russian attacks Created: 2022-08-03 04:54 By: Moritz Serif, Tim Vincent Dicke, Jan-Frederik Wendt, Christian Stör Russia records heavy losses in the Ukraine war. Numerous soldiers die again in a Ukrainian attack: the situation in the news ticker. Five months after invading Ukraine, Russian forces are fighting with heavy casualties. Russia draws up a plan to compensate

Heavy losses: dead after Russian attacks

Created: 2022-08-03 04:54

By: Moritz Serif, Tim Vincent Dicke, Jan-Frederik Wendt, Christian Stör

Russia records heavy losses in the Ukraine war.

Numerous soldiers die again in a Ukrainian attack: the situation in the news ticker.

  • Five months after invading Ukraine, Russian forces are fighting with heavy casualties.

  • Russia draws up a plan to compensate for losses in the Ukraine war.

  • Editor

    's note: Some of the information on the Ukraine conflict comes from warring factions and cannot be directly checked independently.

+++ 4.30 p.m .:

Russian troops attacked an evacuation bus in the Cherson region on Monday (August 1).

Three people were killed and five injured.

The vehicle was on its way from the Russian-held village of Starosilya to the Ukrainian-controlled city of Kryvyi Rih, said Natalia Humeniuk, spokeswoman for the Ukrainian military.

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+++ 3:00 p.m .:

According to information from Moscow, Russian troops are currently carrying out attacks on Ukrainian forces in the Mykolaiv and Kharkiv regions.

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on Tuesday that there were also fatalities.

However, there is no confirmation from the Ukrainian side for this information.

In this video still released by the Russian Defense Ministry's press service, Russian army soldiers disembark from a military helicopter during a mission to an undisclosed location in Ukraine.

© Russian Defense Ministry Press Service / AP / dpa

+++ 9.30 a.m .:

The Ukrainian general staff reports that 41,030 soldiers of the Russian army are said to have fallen.

This emerges from the daily updated statistics published by the news portal

Kyiv Independent

, among others.

  • Soldiers:


  • Aircraft:


  • Helicopters:


  • Tanks:


  • Armored Fighting Vehicles:


  • Artillery systems:


  • Air defense systems:


  • Multiple rocket launcher systems:


  • Cars and other vehicles:


  • Ships:


  • Unmanned combat drones:


  • As of Tuesday, August 2, 2022

  • The information on Russia's losses in the Ukraine war comes from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.

    They cannot be independently verified.

    The Kremlin itself gives very little information about its own losses.

News about the Ukraine war: Ukrainian military thwarts Russian reconnaissance attempts

Update from Tuesday, August 2nd, 7:00 a.m.:

The Ukrainian military thwarts Russian reconnaissance attempts and destroys equipment in southern Ukraine.

This is reported

by The Kyiv Independent


Accordingly, the task force "South" reports that three reconnaissance attempts by the Russian armed forces in Bilohirka and Trudoljubiwka in the Cherson region were unsuccessful.

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According to the Ukrainian armed forces, they also killed 32 Russian soldiers and destroyed a howitzer, a surface-to-air missile system and four armored vehicles.

Ukrainian soldiers fire a howitzer in the Donetsk region.

© dpa

Heavy casualties: Separatists reportedly kill 50 Ukrainian soldiers

+++ 2.30 p.m .:

Separatist groups fighting for Russia have reported that they have killed a total of 50 Ukrainian soldiers in the past 24 hours.

The group consists primarily of fighters from the self-proclaimed "Luhansk People's Republic".

The Russian state news

agency TASS

reports that numerous armored troop carriers were also destroyed.

The information is not independently verifiable.

+++ 9:00 a.m .:

According to an assessment by the British Ministry of Defense, Russia has moved more troops from the regions in eastern Ukraine to the Zaporizhia region.

According to the ministry report, President Vladimir Putin is said to have identified the oblast as a weak point for the Ukrainian military.

At the same time, attacks continue in the region around the town of Bakhmut, which, however, bring little progress.

The information from London, which is based on intelligence information, cannot be independently verified.

+++ 8.30 a.m .:

Almost 200 members of the Russian Navy have refused to move to southern Ukraine, says Ukrainian intelligence spokesman Wadym Skibitskyj.

The unit is operational but weakened.

It is the 810th Brigade.

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukraine destroys ammunition dumps and kills soldiers

Update from Monday, August 01, 2022, 06:30:

Ukrainian troops have destroyed four Russian ammunition depots.

In addition, the military killed 52 Russian soldiers, destroyed four tanks and other military vehicles.

According to the Kyiv Independent

, Ukraine has destroyed 15 ammunition depots

in the past few weeks alone .

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukraine destroys vehicles with HIMARS

+++ 8:04 p.m .:

According to a report by the Kyiv Independent, the Ukrainian army can claim a successful strike against the Russian military.

Citing the Odessa administration, the medium wrote that Ukraine, using the dreaded HIMARS system, hit a Russian motorcade of around 40 vehicles near Kherson.

Around 80 Russian soldiers were killed and 200 others injured in the action.

The column came from the Crimean peninsula to transport troops, ammunition and equipment, it said.

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukraine destroys ammunition depots

+++ 17:36:

According to their own statements, the Ukrainian military has destroyed two ammunition depots belonging to the Russian conflict party.

Two howitzers, a multiple rocket launcher, three armored fighting vehicles and a device for launching anti-tank guided missiles were destroyed, reports the national news agency Ukrinform, citing official military information.

Ukraine war: Russia reports drone attack

+++ 3.15 p.m .:

Russia reported a drone attack by the Ukrainian army on the Russian Navy headquarters in Sevastopol.

The Russian-appointed governor of Sevastopol, Mykhailo Razvozhaev, said a Ukrainian drone had attacked the local headquarters of the Russian fleet, injuring five people.

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukrainian military announces new numbers

+++ 10.30 a.m .:

According to the latest statistics from the Ukrainian army on Russia’s losses, 40,830 soldiers have already fallen.

In addition, 223 military aircraft and 1763 tanks were destroyed.

Ukraine War News: Heavy Losses for Russia

Update from Sunday, July 31, 6 a.m.:

The Ukrainian military says it has killed dozens of Russian soldiers in fighting in the south, including in the Kherson region, which is the focus of the Kiev counter-offensive in this part of the country and is an important connection to Moscow's supply lines.

The train service to Cherson via the Dnieper was interrupted, the military command south announced on Saturday.

This could further isolate Russian forces west of the river from supplies to occupied Crimea and the East.

This information cannot be independently verified.

First report from Saturday, July 30, 4:30 p.m.:

According to the Ukrainian military, Ukrainian paratroopers crashed a Russian nuclear-capable Su-25 fighter plane over the Donetsk region on Friday (July 29).

This is reported by the Ukrainian news portal

Kyiv Independent


The information cannot be independently verified.

According to the Ukrainian General Staff, at least 222 Russian military aircraft have been shot down since the start of the war.

Russia has not given any information about casualties in the war.

(cs/jfw/mse/tvd with dpa/AFP)

Source: merkur

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