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Russia's losses in Ukraine as of October 31: Over 300,000 troops since start of war

Russia's losses in Ukraine as of October 31: Over 300,000 troops since start of war General Staff updates data on Russian losses in Ukraine (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

Losses for Russia in the war in Ukraine on Tuesday, October 31, amounted to 870 occupiers, with the total number of casualties in the Russian army since the beginning of the invasion reaching 300,810 military personnel. In addition, the Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) destroyed 10 multiple launch rocket systems and 25 artillery systems, according to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

The overall combat losses of the adversary from February 24, 2022, to October 31, 2023, are estimated as follows:

  • Personnel: Approximately 300,810 (+870) individuals eliminated.
  • Tanks: 5,211 (+21) units.
  • Armored combat vehicles: 9,804 (+29) units.
  • Artillery systems: 7,227 (+25) units.
  • MLRS: 844 (+10) units.
  • Anti-aircraft systems: 562 (+3) units.
  • Aircraft: 321 units.
  • Helicopters: 324 units.
  • UAV operational-tactical level: 5,440 (+21) units.
  • Cruise missiles: 1,546 (+2) units.
  • Warships/boats: 20 units.
  • Submarines: 1 unit.
  • Motor vehicles and tankers: 9,590 (+35) units.
  • Special equipment: 1,016 (+2) units.

Frontline situation

According to the General Staff's data as of the morning of October 31st, Ukrainian forces continue to conduct defensive operations in the east and south, along with an offensive operation in the Melitopol and Bakhmut directions. In the past day, there were 36 combat engagements. As noted by the Institute for the Study of War, the UAF advanced in the area of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, and in the south of the Zaporizhzhia region.