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General Staff: Russia has lost 406,080 troops in Ukraine since Feb. 24, 2022

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 21, 2024 8:06 AM 1 min read
Ukrainian soldiers on an armored infantry vehicle on the road to Avdiivka, on Feb. 14, 2024. (Vlada Liberova/Libkos/Getty Images)
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Russia has lost 406,080 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 Feb. 21.

This number includes 1,130 casualties Russian forces suffered just over the past day.

According to the report, Russia has also lost 6,516 tanks, 12,338 armored fighting vehicles, 12,861 vehicles and fuel tanks, 9,826 artillery systems, 992 multiple launch rocket systems, 678 air defense systems, 338 airplanes, 325 helicopters, 7,560 drones, and 25 warships and boats.

Ukrainian soldiers recall retreat from Avdiivka – on foot, leaving their wounded behind
Editor’s Note: The Kyiv Independent does not disclose the soldiers’ full names since they were not authorized to speak with the press. DONETSK OBLAST – As Russian forces closed in on a Ukrainian pocket southeast of Avdiivka, infantryman Oleh heard the order clearly: “There will be no evacuation. Le…
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