The summary of the 35th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 23:59 -30th of March 2022 (Kyiv time).
Ukrainian troops continue to mount counter-attacks and drive enemy forces away from the western outskirts of Kyiv. Okhtyrka is no longer besieged, Russian troops withdrew across the border. Ukrainian counter-offensive is also reported from Kharkiv Oblast.
includes Kyiv and Zhytomyr Oblast
Ukrainian officials reported heavy fighting from the area of Irpin, Bucha and Hostomel. Russian troops have reportedly begun to withdraw from Chornobyl zone towards Belarus. Ukrainian Army liberated Svitylnia, Hrebelky and Ploske in the east and have also reached Nova Basan. Locals report heavy battle in the area.
There was no change on the ground in Zhytomyr Oblast.
includes Chernhiv and Sumy Oblast
Russian Army intensified the shelling of Chernihiv. Ukrainian forces managed to reach and liberated Sloboda village in the south, unclear from which direction at this moment.
According to Sumy deputy governor, the road connecting Sumy and Poltava is open again. The remaining Russian troops in the area withdrew across the border.
includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast
Russian Army have resumed shelling of the outskirts of Kharkiv. Ukrainian troops have launched a counter-offensive in the direction of Derhachi and Mala Rohan.
The most critical point in Kharkiv Oblast remains Izium. Russian forces have reportedly strengthened their forces and prepare to intensify the attacks towards Izium.
Russian forces shelled Sievierodonetsk, Rubizhne, Lsysychansk and Kreminina. Ukrainian forces are holding defensive positions within the city limits. Evacuation of the civilians is ongoing.
includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast
There was no change on the ground in Donetsk Oblast. However, Russian Army is reportedly amassing large amount of troops in the vicinity of Svitlodarsk and Horlivka. Slovyansk and Kramatorsk are the main target of Russian forces, and a morale boost for whichever side controls these two iconic towns.
The situation on the frontline remains under the control. Russian artillery shelled Orikhiv and Huliaipole, but didn’t launch any ground offensive in the area.
The fog of war prevents to report anything new. The battle is still ongoing.
includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast
There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.
Russian forces shelled Novovorontsovka in the north. Preparations for a public referendum regarding Kherson’s People’s Republic have reportedly resumed.
The full overview map of current situation.
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 a grain of salt)
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