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Russia's losses in Ukraine, August 9: over 800 troops and 17 artillery systems

Russia's losses in Ukraine, August 9: over 800 troops and 17 artillery systems The General Staff updated data on Russian losses in Ukraine as of August 9 (GettyImages)
Author: Maria Kholina

Russia's losses in its war against Ukraine as of Wednesday morning, August 9, have amounted to 820 troops, bringing the total casualties of the Russian army since the beginning of the invasion to 251,620 military personnel, according to the Ukrainian General Staff report.

The overall Russia's combat losses from February 24, 2022, to August 9, 2023, are estimated as follows:

  • Personnel: Approximately 251,620 (+820) individuals eliminated.
  • Tanks: 4,262 (+8) units.
  • Combat armored vehicles: 8,290 (+12) units.
  • Artillery systems: 5,013 (+17) units.
  • Multiple rocket launch systems (MLRS): 711 (+2) units.
  • Anti-aircraft defense systems: 469 (+1) units.
  • Aircraft: 315 units.
  • Helicopters: 312 units.
  • Operational-tactical UAVs: 4,175 (+17) units.
  • Cruise missiles: 1,377 units.
  • Ships / boats: 18 units.
  • Automotive equipment and tankers: 7,479 (+19) units.
  • Specialized vehicles: 742 (+5) units.

Frontline situation

According to the Ukrainian General Staff, the Ukrainian Armed Forces continue their offensive operation on the Melitopol and Berdiansk directions. In the past 24 hours, there have been more than 30 combat clashes. The Institute of War Studies reported Russian complaints about Ukrainian attacks with armored vehicles and tank support near Robotyne, while the Ukrainian Armed Forces conducted a raid on the left bank of the Dnipro River in the Kherson region, potentially breaking through defenses by 800 meters.