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Russia's losses in Ukraine as of December 19: 1,140 troops and 15 tanks

Russia's losses in Ukraine as of December 19: 1,140 troops and 15 tanks Ukrainian military (GettyImages)
Author: Maria Kholina

Russia's losses in the war in Ukraine as of Tuesday morning, December 19, have reached 1,140 occupiers, bringing the total casualties of the Russian army since the invasion to approximately 348,300 military personnel. Additionally, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have successfully destroyed 15 tanks, 19 armored vehicles, and 15 enemy artillery systems, according to the Ukrainian General Staff.

The overall Russian combat losses from February 24, 2022 to December 19, 2023 are estimated as follows:

  • Personnel: About 348,300 (+1,140) individuals
  • Tanks: 5,798 (+15) units
  • Armored personnel vehicles (APV): 10,771 (+19) units
  • Artillery systems: 8,190 (+15) units
  • Multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS): 926 units
  • Anti-aircraft warfare systems: 611 (+1) units
  • Aircraft: 324 units
  • Helicopters: 324 units
  • UAV operational-tactical level: 6,299 (+9) units
  • Cruise missiles: 1,611 (+1) units
  • Warships/boats: 22 units
  • Submarines: 1 unit
  • Vehicles and fuel tanks: 10,842 (+20) units
  • Special vehicles: 1,200 (+2) units

Frontline situation

According to the General Staff, Ukrainian forces repelled 21 enemy attacks on the Bakhmut direction and maintain control of occupied positions on the Kherson direction. Besides, missile forces targeted two areas of the enemy's remote mining.

According to a report from the Institute for the Study of War, the Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to hold positions on the left bank of the Kherson region and launched an attack in the western part of the Zaporizhzhia region.