For the first time in the National Guard, the losses in the war were announced — 501 fighters were killed

Kostia Andreikovets

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russian troops, 501 servicemen of the National Guard of Ukraine have died. 1,697 servicemen were injured.

This was announced during a briefing by the head of the operational department of the National Guard headquarters Oleksiy Nadtochy.

He clarified that the National Guard participates in operations in Donetsk, Slobozhanskyi, Pivdennobuzkyi districts, and the eastern part of the Tavriya operational district. In addition, the National Guard is covering the border with Belarus.

  • In mid-April, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said 3,000 Ukrainian servicemen had died since February 24. The exact losses are still unknown.
  • As of May 11, the Russians had 26,350 dead (according to the General Staff), 1,187 destroyed tanks, and 390 lost drones.