Over a thousand Russian soldiers killed in 24 hours - General Staff

Russia lost another 1030 soldiers in Ukraine
Russia lost another 1030 soldiers in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have reportedly inflicted heavy losses on Russian forces, eliminating  1,030 Russian soldiers, destroying 20 tanks, 20 artillery systems, and numerous armored combat vehicles in the last 24 hours, according to a Facebook post by the General Staff on May 2.

Overall, irrecoverable losses and combat sanitary losses of the Russian Army in Ukraine have exceeded 470,000 people since the onset of the full-scale invasion:

  • Personnel: 470,870 (+1030)

  • Tanks: 7,332 (+20)

  • Armored combat vehicles: 14,096 (+29)

  • Artillery Systems: 12,044 (+20)

  • Multiple Launch Rocket Systems: 1053 (+0)

  • Anti-Aircraft Missile Systems: 784 (+4)

  • Aircraft: 348 (+0)

  • Helicopters: 325 (+0)

  • Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): 9,561 (+23)

  • Cruise Missiles: 2,126 (+0)

  • Ships / Boats: 26 (+0)

  • Submarines: 1 (+0)

  • Automotive equipment and tanks: 16,224 (+49)

  • Specialized Equipment: 1988 (+8).

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The data of casualties aligns closely with the UK Defense Journal’s April 27 report, which estimated that around 450,000 Russian troops have been killed or wounded since the onset of Russia’s full-scale invasion.

On April 17, a joint investigation by the BBC and independent Russian outlet Mediazona confirmed the death of more than 50,000 Russian soldiers in the ongoing brutal war against Ukraine.

On March 14, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that, according to Western intelligence services, Russian losses since beginning of full-scale invasion of Ukraine have exceeded 350.000 people.

In February, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that Russian losses amounted to 180.000 killed and up to half a million wounded.

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