Brutal reality for Putin: See the worrying number of Russian lives lost in Ukraine

Written by Jeppe W

Oct.31 - 2023 7:56 AM CET


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As the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues to unfold, the world watches in trepidation, bearing witness to the profound human cost of war.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has recently provided a comprehensive update on the military losses incurred by Russia since the beginning of the full-scale invasion on February 24, 2022. '

The figures are staggering, painting a grim picture of the devastation and loss that has befallen Russian forces.

According to the latest report from the Ukrainian military, Russia has suffered an overwhelming loss of more than 300,000 soldiers, with the total now standing at approximately 300,810.

This figure alone is enough to send shockwaves through any nation, highlighting the immense sacrifice and the high price of this protracted conflict.

Breakdown of Military Losses

In addition to the significant loss of life, the report also details the extensive losses in terms of military equipment and assets. Russian forces have lost:

  • 5,211 tanks

  • 9,804 armored combat vehicles

  • 7,227 artillery systems

  • 844 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS)

  • 562 air defense systems

  • 321 aircraft

  • 324 helicopters

  • 5,440 operational and tactical level UAVs

  • 1,546 cruise missiles

  • 20 ships/boats

  • 1 submarine

  • 9,590 motor vehicles and tank trucks

  • 1,016 pieces of special equipment

These numbers reveal not only the scale of the military engagement but also the immense resources that have been expended in the course of the conflict.