The summary of the 37th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 23:59 – 1st of April 2022 (Kyiv time).
The battle of Kyiv is over. The Russian Army acknowledged the loss of its offensive potential in the area of Kyiv and has withdrawn its forces to Belarus, or rather what has remained of them. Ukrainian Airforce conducted a mission behind enemy lines. Two Ukrainian helicopters managed to reach the Russian city of Belgorod undetected (~32 km from the border) and bombed the local fuel depot.
includes Kyiv and Zhytomyr Oblast
Russian troops have withdrawn from dozens of settlements, leaving their equipment behind in many cases. Ukrainian forces have begun to clean up the areas and eliminate the remaining pockets of resistance.
Northern part of the western bank of Dnieper:
Demydiv, Dymer, Lytvynivka, Havrylivka, Hlibivka, Yasnohorodka, Tolokun, Sukholuchchya, Bucha, Hostomel, Hostomel airfield, Vorzel, Borodianka, Ivankiv
Southern part of the western bank of Dnieper:
Lypivka, Havronshchyna, Makovyshche, Mykolaivka, Khmilna, Kolonschina
Eastern bank of Dnieper:
Rudnya, Shevchenkove, Bohdanivka
There was no change on the ground in Zhytomyr Oblast.
includes Chernhiv and Sumy Oblast
Russian troops have withdrawn from dozens of settlements in Chernihiv Oblast as well. Ukrainian forces regained the control of highway M-01 (Kyiv – Chernihiv). However, the bridge near Shestovytsia is reportedly destroyed. Russia forces remain north of the regional capital.
Ukrainian forces regained control of the following villages and towns:
Stara Basan, Nova Basan, Makiivka, Pohreby, Bazhanivka, Dymyrivka, Shnyakivka, Salne, Sofiivka, Havrylivka, Petrivka, Novyi Bykiv, Halytsya, Kozelets, Yahidne, Zolotynka, Shestovytsia
Russian forces set up defensive positions in the vicinity of Buryn.
includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast
Russian forces bypassed Izium and have moved in the direction of Slavyansk and Barvinkove. According to Ukrainian officials, a few members of Izium city council betrayed and reveled the weak points of Ukrainian defenses. Ukrainian elements have stopped the advancing enemy near the village of Mala Komyshuvakha.
Ukrainian forces repulsed all attacks on their positions in the area of Rubizhne, Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk and Popasna.
includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast
Ukrainian forces repulsed an enemy attack near Marinka. Russian troops might soon approach Slovyansk from the direction of Izium. The battle that will decide the fate of Donbas is ahead of us.
There was no change on the ground in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
There are no details on the combat inside the city. Ukrainian forces are holding, but they cannot withstand the constant Russian pressure forever. Ukrainian Army needs to act as soon as possible.
includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast
There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.
Ukrainian troops reported clashes in the north of the Oblast. It’s unclear if they are defending or attacking.
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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