The summary of the 38th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 23:59 – 2nd of April 2022 (Kyiv time).
The Kyiv Oblast has been liberated. The focus of all parties now shifts to Donbas, where the Russian Army concentrates its main force now and will attempt to capture Slovyansk and Kramatorsk.
Russian Army targeted strategically important structures in Myrhorod, Kremenchuk, Poltava, Pavlohrad and Lozova.
includes Kyiv and Zhytomyr Oblast
Ukrainian Defense Ministry reported the entire Kyiv Oblast has been liberated on Saturday. A footage of Ukrainian troops in Bucha shows the streets are covered by civilian corpses, some with hands tied behind their backs.
There was no change on the ground in Zhytomyr Oblast.
includes Chernhiv and Sumy Oblast
Ukrainian forces liberated Mykhailo-Kotsyubinske and Kyselivka in the vicinity of Chernihiv. In the east, the Ukrainian units regained control of Velky Doroha and will most likely soon recapture the remaining area of Nizhyn, Ichnia and Kruty.
Russian Army concentrates its forces in the vicinity of Konotop, Buryn, Putyvl and Bilopillia. There are no indication of withdrawal, as we could have seen in Kyiv and Chernihiv Oblast.
includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast
We’re still waiting on the results of the counter-offensive near Mala Rohan, Vilkhivka and Chuhuiv towards the Russian border. The fights have continued in the area of Mala Komuyshuvakha and Tykhotske.
Russian Army focuses all its forces to capture Rubizhne, Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk and Popasna. If the enemy manages to capture these four towns, it’ll open the path to Slovyansk.
includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast
Russian troops advanced a few meters in Marinka and attempted to storm Vuhledar, without success.
There was no change on the ground in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
The exact situation in Mariupol remains unknown due to the fog of war. Ukrainian forces still remain in control of some portions of the city.
includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast
There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.
There was no change on the ground in Kherson Oblast.
Russian forces shelled Inhulets and the outskirts of Kryvyi Rih with GRAD missiles.
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 Russian Army, DPR and LPR (taken with a grain of salt)
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