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General Staff: Russia has lost 343,890 troops in Ukraine

by The Kyiv Independent news desk December 15, 2023 8:43 AM 1 min read
Ukrainian soldiers fire at targets as Russia in the direction of Avdiivka of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on Dec. 1, 2023. (Ozge Elif Kizil/Anadolu via Getty Images)
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Russia has lost 343,890 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. 15.

This number includes 1,090 casualties Russian forces suffered just over the past day.

According to the report, Russia has also lost 5,706 tanks, 10,654 armored fighting vehicles, 10,699 vehicles and fuel tanks, 8,099 artillery systems, 920 multiple-launch rocket systems, 605 air defense systems, 324 airplanes, 324 helicopters, 6,226 drones, 22 ships and boats, and one submarine.

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