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General Staff: Russia has lost 458,580 troops in Ukraine since Feb. 24, 2022

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 20, 2024 9:24 AM 1 min read
Ukrainian soldiers ride on an armored vehicle in Novostepanivka, Kharkiv region, on Sept. 19, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Yasuyoshi Chiba /AFP via Getty Images)
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Russia has lost 458,580 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 April 20.

This number includes 750 casualties Russian forces suffered just over the past day.

According to the report, Russia has also lost 7,213 tanks, 13,873 armored fighting vehicles, 15,717 vehicles and fuel tanks, 11,678 artillery systems, 1,046 multiple launch rocket systems, 763 air defense systems, 348 airplanes, 325 helicopters, 9,341 drones, 26 ships and boats, and one submarine.

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