General Staff: Russia has lost 154,830 troops in Ukraine as of March 7

The General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported on March 7 that Russia had lost 154,830 troops in Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion on Feb. 24 last year.  

This number includes 1,060 casualties Russian forces suffered just over the past day.

According to the report, Russia has also lost 3,432 tanks, 6,714 armored fighting vehicles, 5,323 vehicles and fuel tanks, 2,456 artillery systems, 488 multiple launch rocket systems, 253 air defense systems, 303 airplanes, 289 helicopters, 2,095 drones, and 18 boats.

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The figures are being verified, the General Staff noted.

Ukraine’s military repelled over 140 Russian attacks in five areas over the past day, the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported in its morning briefing on March 7.

According to the update, Russian forces are concentrating their efforts on conducting offensives toward Kupiansk in Kharkiv Oblast and Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Shakhtarsk in Donetsk Oblast.

Over the past 24 hours, Russia launched 50 air strikes and five missile strikes and fired 11 drones across Ukraine, nine of which were shot down.

«The threat of further missile strikes by Russia is very likely throughout the territory of Ukraine,» the General Staff wrote.

Ukraine’s military carried out 15 strikes against Russian positions over the past 24 hours, as well as a strike on a Russian anti-aircraft missile system, according to the General Staff. The update also said Ukraine’s military shot down a Russian Su-25 fighter jet.