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Losses for Russia in the war: Ukraine shoots down helicopters and drones

2022-11-05T04:42:11.932Z

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukrainian soldiers shoot down helicopters and drones Created: 05/11/2022 05:04 By: Helena Gries, Caspar Felix Hoffmann, Karolin Schäfer, Tim Vincent Dicke, Vincent Büssow, Lucas Maier, Sarah Neumeyer Russia continues to suffer heavy losses in the Ukraine war. Ukraine has recaptured nine settlements in Luhansk. The news ticker. Heavy losses for Russia: The Ukrainian Gen



Heavy losses for Russia: Ukrainian soldiers shoot down helicopters and drones

Created: 05/11/2022 05:04

By: Helena Gries, Caspar Felix Hoffmann, Karolin Schäfer, Tim Vincent Dicke, Vincent Büssow, Lucas Maier, Sarah Neumeyer

Russia continues to suffer heavy losses in the Ukraine war.

Ukraine has recaptured nine settlements in Luhansk.

The news ticker.

  • Heavy losses for Russia:

    The Ukrainian General Staff gives current figures.

  • Russia is facing problems:

    the troops from Russia could not survive the winter.

  • News from the Ukraine war:

    all the news about the Ukraine conflict in our news ticker.

    Some of the information comes from warring factions in the Ukraine war and cannot be checked directly and independently.

This news ticker is hereby terminated.

All other news and developments in the Ukraine war can be found in our new casualties ticker.

+++ 8.45 a.m .:

Ukrainian troops are said to have killed 21 Russian soldiers on October 31 and destroyed a military vehicle and a mortar.

This is reported by the news portal

Pravda Ukrainska

with reference to the Ukrainian operation command “South”.

The Ukrainian General Staff has also shared the latest figures on Russia's casualties.

Accordingly, the armed forces of Ukraine again destroyed 12 tanks and numerous other vehicles.

In addition, 650 other Russian soldiers are said to have been killed in the Ukraine war.

  • Soldiers: 

    72,470 (+650 on previous day)

  • Aircraft:

     276 (+1)

  • Helicopters:

     257 (+4)

  • Tanks:

     2698 (+12)

  • Armored fighting vehicles:

     5501 (+16)

  • Artillery systems:

     1730 (+2)

  • Air defense systems: 

    197 (+0)

  • Multiple rocket launcher systems:

     383 (+0)

  • Cars and other vehicles:

     4143 (+15)

  • Ships:

     16 (+0)

  • Unmanned Combat Drones:

     1415 (+2)

  • As of Tuesday, November 1, 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.

Update from Tuesday, November 1st, 7:10 a.m.:

The

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports more casualties for Russia.

Thus, the air defense units of Ukraine shot down four helicopters, two drones and 45 enemy cruise missiles.

Ukrainian missile and artillery soldiers also hit two command posts, three areas with a concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, and other key military facilities of the Russian invaders.

This is reported by the news portal

Pravda Ukrainska.

A former base of the Russian occupying forces in north-eastern Ukraine is littered with scrap from destroyed Russian military equipment.

© Ukrinform/dpa

Losses for Russia in the Ukraine war: Ukraine recaptures areas in Luhansk

+++ 11:03 p.m .:

According to its own statements, Ukraine has recaptured nine settlements in Luhansk.

This was announced by the governor of the Luhansk region, Serhiy Haidai, according to the

Kyiv Independent

.

Russian forces also tried to launch a counteroffensive, but Ukraine repulsed it.

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On Monday evening (October 31), anti-aircraft gunners from the Ukrainian Air Force shot down two more Russian Ka-52 helicopters.

The shooting is said to have taken place in the Kherson Oblast.

This is reported by the news portal

Pravda Ukrainska

, citing the Ukrainian air command

.

Losses for Russia in the war - Wagner mercenaries facing a massive problem?

+++ 17:23:

According to the British Ministry of Defense, the Wagner group could soon face serious problems.

“The role of the Wagner Group has changed significantly since Russia invaded Ukraine.

In previous conflicts, it has maintained relatively high recruitment standards, as many of its associates had previously served as Russian career soldiers," the Ukraine briefing on Sunday (October 30) said.

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the infamous mercenary squad, would take a new approach to assembling it.

Only recently there had been reports that Wagner would recruit numerous prison inmates infected with HIV or hepatitis C.

"The admission of prisoners with serious medical problems illustrates an approach where the number of soldiers now takes precedence over experience or quality," the Ministry of Defense said in London.

Losses for Russia in the Ukraine war: Ukraine shoots down helicopters

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Russia continues to suffer heavy losses in the Ukraine war.

According to their own statements, the Ukrainian armed forces shot down an enemy military helicopter.

"At 7 a.m. on October 31, the Russian occupiers launched multiple waves of rocket attacks on critical infrastructure facilities of Ukraine," the Southern Air Force Command said.

Ten cruise missiles were destroyed over the Mykolaiv region and two were hit over Odessa.

"Another enemy Ka-52 attack helicopter was shot down in the Kherson region," it said.

There had been previous reports of the shooting, now it has been officially confirmed.

Losses for Russia in the war: Ukraine superior in the south

+++ 2:25 p.m .:

Ukraine is now superior to Russia in the south.

The defenders' artillery is more accurate and has a longer range than Russian weapons,

Ukrainian commanders and international observers told the

New York Times .

The superiority of Ukraine and the consequent losses of Russia are due to arms shipments from the West.

The rate of fire of the troops under Putin is said to have decreased significantly.

+++ 1.30 p.m .:

The British Ministry of Defense has published further information on the state of Russian reservists in the Ukraine war.

The soldiers who were called up as part of the partial mobilization were in many cases "poorly equipped".

The reservists are said to be equipped with Kalashnikov-type assault rifles, which are in “hardly usable condition” due to poor storage.

Since the other Russian soldiers used other weapons in the Ukraine war, different types of ammunition now have to be brought to the front.

The UK MoD concludes that this is likely to further complicate Russia's already strained logistics systems.

Losses for Russia in the Ukraine war: Attack helicopters explode

+++ 12.30 p.m .:

Two attack helicopters are said to have exploded on Russian territory.

This is reported by the Ukrainian news portal

Pravda Ukrainska

.

The Ka-52 military vehicles were located far from Ukraine, near the Russian border with Lithuania.

The reason for the explosion is not yet known.

Neither Russia nor Ukraine have commented on the incident.

+++ 10.58 a.m .:

In the recent wave of Russian missile attacks, Ukraine was able to fend off most of the missiles.

Of the more than 50 rockets fired at various targets in Ukraine on Monday (October 31), 44 are said to have been intercepted, the Ukrainian Air Force reports.

Again and again there are reports that Russia is running out of missiles in the Ukraine war (see update from Friday, October 28, 6:35 p.m.).

Despite the partial success in air defense, Ukraine reports that the latest attacks have again hit energy infrastructure in various places.

Losses for Russia in the Ukraine war: General Staff gives current figures

+++ 10.02 a.m .:

Ukraine reports further successes against Russia on the battlefield.

According to the Ukrainian General Staff, the armed forces have destroyed 14 tanks and 40 other vehicles since the last report.

In addition, 620 Russian soldiers are said to have been killed.

+++ 8.48 a.m .:

The Operations Command South of the Ukrainian armed forces has also reported Russian losses from the past day.

Two mortars, five armored vehicles, two warehouses with ammunition, as well as a tank, a howitzer and an anti-aircraft gun belonging to the Russian military were destroyed in rocket and artillery fire.

The personnel losses are said to amount to 27 Russian soldiers.

Losses for Russia in the Ukraine war: 120 soldiers wounded

Update from Monday, October 31, 6:30 a.m.:

The Ukrainian military has published current information on Russian losses.

In the past few days, various military equipment is said to have been destroyed in the contested regions of Cherson and Zaporizhia, as the general staff wrote on Facebook.

Up to 120 military personnel were wounded.

Air defense units are also said to have shot down a helicopter and a plane from Russia in the last 24 hours.

+++ 9:57 p.m .:

The Russian military has announced details of the drone attack on Saturday morning (October 29) on the Black Sea Fleet base in Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula.

Moscow used the attack as an opportunity to suspend the grain agreement.

Officially, the Kremlin now speaks of minor damage from the attack by combat drones at sea and from the air.

However, no further details were given.

So the exact extent is not known.

Heavy Russian losses: Soldiers die as a result of rocket and artillery attacks

+++ 12.30 p.m .:

A video published by the paratroopers of Ukraine shows how an infantry fighting vehicle is destroyed.

According to the unit, Russian soldiers are said to have been in the tank.

Soldiers can also be seen in the area of ​​the attack in the published video.

The tank is said to be a BMP-1.

According to the paratroopers, the attack on the Russian army took place in the Donetsk region.

The authenticity of the video has not yet been independently verified.

+++ 11.30 a.m .:

The operational command “South” reports losses for Russia from the south of Ukraine.

According to reports, 57 Russian soldiers lost their lives as a result of rocket and artillery attacks on Saturday (October 29).

In addition, according to Ukrainian information, various military material was destroyed in the attacks.

Among other things, a tank, several howitzers and an anti-aircraft system.

The information has not yet been independently verified.

+++ 10:00 a.m.:

"It was a good 24 hours," said the supreme command of the Ukrainian armed forces on Sunday morning: "The occupiers have suffered heavy losses on the fronts in Donetsk and Lyman." Within just one day, Ukraine- 950 Russian soldiers died in the war.

In the same period, almost a hundred military vehicles, including 13 tanks, were also destroyed.

The high losses that Russia has to suffer in the Ukraine war are apparently leading to Putin's army withdrawing in places.

After the evacuation order for Kherson, Russia is said to have started to resettle the residents of the towns of Nova Kakhovka and Beryslav.

This is according to a report by the US Institute for the Study of War.

Both cities are like Cherson on the Dnieper, but further upstream.

Massive Russian losses: "Kaliningrad Army" crushed

+++ 6.35 p.m .:

The 11th Army Corps of the Russian Armed Forces has suffered massive losses in the war against Ukraine, reports

Forbes

.

The US magazine expects that it will take many months for the large association to regain at least a fraction of its former strength.

Before the war broke out, the 11th Army Corps was said to have around 12,000 Russian soldiers with around 100 tanks, a few hundred armored personnel carriers and other heavy military equipment.

The 11th Army Corps is actually supposed to defend the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.

Most recently, the large association fought in the Ukrainian region of Kharkiv.

Losses in the Ukraine war: Russia completes partial mobilization of 300,000 reservists

+++ 4:06 p.m .:

According to Ukraine, Russia has made no progress in the war against each other even after partial mobilization.

Despite an excess of weapons and other soldiers, including conscripted reservists, the enemy is unsuccessful, Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valery Zalushny said in Kyiv on Saturday (October 29).

The Russian Defense Ministry had previously announced that the partial mobilization of 300,000 reservists had been completed.

Losses in the Ukraine war: Kadyrov admits losses

+++ 3.10 p.m .:

Putin’s confidante Ramzan Kadyrov has admitted his own losses in the Ukraine war.

Kadyrov, ruler of the Russian Republic of Chechnya, wrote on Telegram that 23 of his soldiers died and 58 others were injured in an attack.

Ukraine had previously reported the attack.

The Chechen troops are said to have revealed their location through recordings they had published on social media.

Losses in the Ukraine war: Ukraine reports 70,000 fallen Russian soldiers since the beginning of the war

+++ 10.30 a.m .:

According to Ukrainian information, another 550 Russian fighters were killed within one day – 70,250 enemy fighters are said to have fallen since the beginning.

This was announced by the General Staff in Kyiv.

The figures given for destroyed vehicles are unusually high.

19 tanks, 23 armored fighting vehicles and 19 other companions are said to have been destroyed.

Expert sees more losses coming to Russia

+++ 9:28 a.m .:

A military expert sees further losses in Russia in the Ukraine war.

Among other things, wintering in the Ukraine poses a major challenge for the Russians, as Niklas Masuhr from the Center for Security Studies at the ETH University in Zurich said.

"The troops are in such bad shape that it's not clear if they can handle it," he added.

Losses in the Ukraine War: Ukraine destroys three ammunition depots

+++ October 29, 6:15 a.m .:

The Ukrainian armed forces apparently managed to inflict further serious losses on the Russian army.

Accordingly, three Russian ammunition depots in southern Ukraine are said to have been destroyed.

In addition, 34 Russian soldiers were killed, two grenade launchers destroyed, four tanks, one howitzer and three mortars.

This is reported by the Ukrainian high command of the southern armed forces.

However, the information about Russia's losses in the Ukraine war cannot be independently verified.

+++ 9.40 p.m .:

The Ukrainian defenders continue to achieve success in the Russian war of aggression.

For example, the strategically important highway between Svatove and Kreminna in the Luhansk Oblast is "practically under the control of the Ukrainian armed forces," said the region's governor, Serhiy Haidai, on Facebook.

"Despite the bad weather, continuous rain on several days in a row, there is progress." In the course of the offensive, settlements were also liberated.

More detailed information on this should follow from the Ukrainian general staff.

Losses in the Ukraine war: Russia runs out of missiles

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According to the Ukrainian Air Force, Russia is apparently running out of rockets.

That's why the Russian military changed its strategy in the Ukraine war.

The line of fire is therefore mainly the critical infrastructure and no longer military bases, said Yurii Ihna, spokesman for the air force.

Energy plants in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv were recently attacked.

Losses in the Ukraine War: 300 Russian Kamikaze drones destroyed

+++ 2:21 p.m .:

According to its own statements, Ukraine has shot down more than 300 Shahed-136 kamikaze drones since September 13.

This was said by the spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Force Command, Yuriy Ihnat, at a briefing by the Ukrainian news agency

Ukrinform

.

Ihnat explained that the Russian military has started to use drones less frequently.

He attributed this circumstance to the fact that the stocks of drones may be running out.

News on the Ukraine war: Kadyrov admits heavy losses – and rages against “Satanists”

+++ 8.48 a.m .:

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov admitted heavy losses in his own ranks after being shelled by Ukrainian troops.

"23 fighters died and 58 were injured," Kadyrov wrote on Friday night (October 28) on his Telegram channel.

Ukrainian sources reported earlier this week that a Chechen unit in the southern Ukrainian region of Kherson revealed its location via photos on social media and was hit by artillery fire.

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukraine destroys weapons depots and hangars

Update from Friday, October 28, 6:42 a.m .:

According to their own statements, the Ukrainian armed forces killed dozens of Russian soldiers in the south of the country on Thursday (October 27).

The Air Force carried out 16 attacks on enemy positions in the direction of the Southern Bug River, hitting equipment depots, the Southern Operative Command said on Facebook.

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukraine discovers camouflaged tanks and destroys them and their occupants

+++ 19.30 p.m .:

In the south of Ukraine, a troop of paratroopers was able to spot camouflaged tanks from the Russian armed forces.

As a result, they and their occupants were taken under artillery fire and destroyed, as reported by the press service of the Ukrainian paratroopers.

Heavy losses for Russia: Ukraine kills over 50 soldiers in the south

+++ 7:00 p.m .:

The Ukrainian army is also reporting successes from the south of the country.

According to the South Command, it carried out around 190 rocket and mortar attacks.

Ukraine destroys barracks and kills ten officers

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Ukraine says it has destroyed a Russian barracks in Luhansk Oblast.

About 60 Russian military personnel are said to have been killed, including at least ten officers.

This was announced by the governor of the Luhansk region Serhii Haidai.

News about the Ukraine war: the terror of the kamikaze drones is getting smaller

+++ 2:31 p.m .:

Does Russia have to use a new tactic soon?

Iran's kamikaze drones provided Russian momentum in the war against Ukraine - but the fear of unmanned aerial vehicles seems to be at least diminishing somewhat.

According to their own statements, the Ukrainian armed forces are now shooting down around 80 percent of the drones.

Russia is driving its own soldiers “to their deaths” in Ukraine

Update from Thursday, October 27, 11:51 a.m .:

Volodymyr Zelenskyj has again condemned Russia’s actions in the Ukraine war.

According to the Ukrainian President, the "madness of the Russian command" is currently most evident in the region around Donetsk.

"Day after day and for months they drive people to their deaths there," said the Ukrainian President in a speech on Wednesday evening (October 26).

Russia, meanwhile, continues to record heavy losses.

Russia's Ukraine War Losses: 320 Soldiers Killed

First report from Thursday, October 27th:

Kiev – For Kremlin boss Vladimir Putin, the Ukraine war is still not going as hoped from Russia's point of view.

The Russian army has suffered heavy casualties in the fighting, and many soldiers have lost their lives in the neighboring country.

War equipment is also being destroyed in large numbers by the Ukrainian fighters.

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense has now released the latest figures on Russian losses.

Within a day, Ukrainian soldiers could have killed another 320 enemy fighters.

Among other things, it was also possible to destroy a fighter jet, a military helicopter, three tanks and 13 armored fighting vehicles.

"Beat the occupier!

Let's win together! "It was said by the Ministry from Kyiv.

Russia's losses in the Ukraine war: new figures known

The Ukrainian Air Force provided more detailed information on the downed Russian aircraft in its Telegram channel.

"On October 27 at around 8 a.m., a unit of the Kherson anti-aircraft missile brigade of the South Air Command shot down a Russian Ka-52 attack helicopter," the Air Force wrote in the messenger service.

40 minutes later, a Su-25 fighter plane was destroyed in the Odessa region.

The Air Force spoke of a "morning of good news".

(with agencies)

Source: merkur

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