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Russia's losses in Ukraine as of June 20: +1,170 troops and 45 artillery systems

Russia's losses in Ukraine as of June 20: +1,170 troops and 45 artillery systems General Staff updates data on Russian losses in Ukraine (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

The Ukrainian Defense Forces have eliminated 1,170 Russian occupiers in the past 24 hours. Since the start of the full-scale invasion, the Russian Federation has lost approximately 530,920 soldiers. Additionally, Ukrainian forces have destroyed 45 artillery systems and 18 armored combat vehicles within the same period, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The estimated total combat losses of the Russians from February 24, 2022, to June 20, 2024, are as follows:

  • Personnel: 530,920 (+1,170) eliminated
  • Tanks: 7,987 (+3)
  • APV (Armored personnel vehicles): 15,337 (+18)
  • Artillery systems: 14,052 (+45)
  • MLRS (Multiple launch rocket systems): 1,105 (+1)
  • Anti-aircraft warfare systems: 859 (+2)
  • Aircraft: 359
  • Helicopters: 326
  • UAV operational-tactical level: 11,260 (+39)
  • Cruise missiles: 2,298 (+1)
  • Warships/boats: 28
  • Submarines: 1
  • Motor vehicles and fuel tanks: 19,134 (+56)
  • Special equipment: 2,357 (+6)

In related news, the White House has officially confirmed that the Ukrainian Armed Forces are authorized to use American weaponry for strikes on Russian territory near the Kharkiv and Sumy regions. According to Michael Carpenter, the Senior Director for Europe at the National Security Council, this measure aims to prevent the enemy from sheltering its forces on its side of the border from where it launches attacks on Ukraine.

Previously, RBC-Ukraine reported that F-16 fighter jets from the United States would be stationed in Ukraine. Furthermore, the Ukrainian Armed Forces will be able to use provided air defense systems against Russian aircraft, even if they are in Russian airspace.