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.

Polesia Frontline

includes Kyiv and Zhytomyr Oblast

Kyiv 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.

Zhytomyr Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Zhytomyr Oblast.

Northern Frontline

includes Chernhiv and Sumy Oblast

Chernihiv 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.

Sumy Oblast

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.

Sloboda Frontline

includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast

Kharkiv 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.

Luhansk Oblast

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.

Pryazovia Frontline

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Donetsk Oblast

Russian troops advanced a few meters in Marinka and attempted to storm Vuhledar, without success.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

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.

Southern Frontline

includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast

Mykolaiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.

Kherson Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Kherson Oblast.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Russian forces shelled Inhulets and the outskirts of Kryvyi Rih with GRAD missiles.

Full map

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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