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General Staff: Russia has lost 330,040 troops in Ukraine

by The Kyiv Independent news desk December 31, 2023 11:10 AM 1 min read
Soldiers of the artillery battery of the 59th Motorized Brigade of the Ukrainian army fire artillery towards Russian positions to support front-line troops in the direction of Avdiivka, Donetsk Oblast, on Dec. 16, 2023. Ukrainian artillery units deployed in the Avdiivka direction, where heavy clashes have been continuing due to the intensification of Russian attacks, continue their intense firing activities. (Ozge Elif Kizil/Anadolu via Getty Images)
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Russia has lost 359,230 troops in Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion on Feb. 24, 2022, the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported on Dec. 31.

This number includes 960 casualties Russian forces suffered just over the past day.

According to the report, Russia has also lost 5,977 tanks, 11,070 armored fighting vehicles, 11,292 vehicles and fuel tanks, 8,464 artillery systems, 943 multiple launch rocket systems, 623 air defense systems, 329 airplanes, 324 helicopters, 6,591 drones, 23 ships and boats, and one submarine.

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