The summary of the 24th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 23:59 – 19th of March 2022 (Kyiv time).
A stalemate. Russian forces are currently unable to launch any large offensive, relying on success in Mariupol and small breakthroughs. Ukrainian Army has no means to conduct proper counter-attack, mainly due to Russian air-superiority.
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includes Kyiv and Zhytomyr Oblast
On the western bank of Dnieper, Russian forces moved into previously contested settlements and has continued to built up its forces behind the Irpin river. Neither side launched an offensive operation in the area on Saturday. However, that doesn’t mean there are no clashes alongside the contact line.
The situation on the eastern bank remains unchanged.
There was no change on the ground in Zhytomyr Oblast on Saturday.
includes Chernhiv and Sumy Oblast
Russian troops entered a village of Lukashivka, without any resistance. The partial blockade of Chernihiv continues.
We still have no data on the roaming Russian element in the area of Hadiach, Zinkiv and Bobryk, so I decided to remove the marked area. The situation in other parts of Sumy oblast remains unchanged.
includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast
Bezruky, north of Kharkiv, remains contested. Kharkiv witnessed heavy shelling over the night. Situation in Izium remains the same, Russian forces control the northern part while Ukrainian forces the southern part of the town.
Heavy fights continued in the vicinity of Sievierodonetsk and Popasna. Most of Rubizhne and Kreminna is still under Ukrainian control.
includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast
Russian Army continues to focus most of its forces towards Mariupol. There is a little to none movement towards Velyka Novosilka and Vuhledar. Russian artillery shelled Marinka and Avdiivka, but didn’t launch any offensive operation.
Ukrainian reported its forces ambushed an enemy convoy heading towards Zaporizhzhia, destroying most of the vehicles.
The situation remains tense, but Ukrainian Marines and National Guard didn’t allow any breakthrough through the main defensive lines inside the city.
includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast
Ukrainian command clarified the location of occupied villages in Mykolaiv. The Russian spearheading element in the north was eliminated, but the enemy remains in control of several villages in the north of Mykolaiv.
Russian forces pushed north and captured Novovorontsovka and Kochubeivka.
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Maps and article are based on the following sources:
General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, official channels of Ukrainian regional administrations, Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), press released of DPR and LPR (taken with grain of salt)
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