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Russia's losses in Ukraine as of January 3: 73 missiles, 36 UAVs and 680 troops

Russia's losses in Ukraine as of January 3: 73 missiles, 36 UAVs and 680 troops General Staff updates data on Russian losses in Ukraine as of January 3 (facebook com easternforce)
Author: Maria Kholina

On the morning of Wednesday, January 3, Russia's losses in the war in Ukraine amounted to 680 occupiers, bringing the total casualties of the Russian army since the beginning of the invasion to 361,500 military personnel. Additionally, Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed 36 enemy UAVs and 73 missiles, according to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

The overall Russian combat losses from February 24, 2022 to January 3, 2024 are estimated as follows:

  • Personnel: About 361,500 (+680) individuals.
  • Tanks: 5,990 units.
  • Armored personnel vehicles (APV): 11,107 (+7) units.
  • Artillery systems: 8,546 (+15) units.
  • Multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS): 945 units.
  • Anti-aircraft warfare systems: 629 (+3) units.
  • Aircraft: 329 units.
  • Helicopters: 324 units.
  • UAV operational-tactical level: 6,748 (+36) units.
  • Cruise missiles: 1,783 (+73) units.
  • Warships/boats: 23 units.
  • Submarines: 1 unit.
  • Vehicles and fuel tanks: 11,391 (+26) units.
  • Special equipment: 1,298 (+14) units.

Frontline situation

According to the General Staff, there were 57 combat clashes on the front during the day. Defensive forces continue to expand the bridgehead on the left bank of the Dnipro River in the Kherson region. The report from the Institute for the Study of War indicates that Ukrainian forces continue fierce battles with occupiers on multiple fronts. Specifically, the Ukrainian Armed Forces maintain a foothold on the left bank of the Kherson region and repel Russian attacks in the Krynky area.