The summary of the 39th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 23:59 – 3rd of April 2022 (Kyiv time).
Ukrainian forces have reached the border with Belarus in Kyiv Oblast and regained control over the most of Chernihiv Oblast.
The Russian army has confirmed the change of tactics by its actions during the past two days. They have continued to hit strategically important locations across Ukraine and focused the ground operations primarily on the area of Donbas.
includes Kyiv and Zhytomyr Oblast
Ukrainian troops have secured the border with Belarus and hoisted the Ukrainian flag at Chornobyl plant.
There was no change on the ground in Zhytomyr Oblast.
includes Chernhiv and Sumy Oblast
Ukrainian General Staff reported that all Russian troops have withdrawn from the Chernihiv Region. However, the regional council indicated there are still some Russian elements scattered in the north, probably near the border.
Russian forces have reportedly begun to withdraw from Sumy Oblast across the border to Russia. Ukrainian troops liberated the vicinity of Konotop. The remaining Russian units are concentrated in the area of Putyvl, Buryn and Bolopillia.
The areas of Talalaivka, Romny and Lebedyn are most likely under Ukrainian control. I’ll try to verify it tomorrow.
includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast
Heavy fighting was reported from the area of Mala Komuyshuvakha and Tykhotske. Russian army bombed Kharkiv outskirts and caused damage to residential areas.
Russian Army focuses all its forces to capture Rubizhne, Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk and Popasna.
includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast
Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka and Marinka, without success. The enemy has reached the outskirts of Novabakhmutivka and entered the town.
There was no change on the ground in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
Ukrainian forces still control the part of Azovstal plant, the southern area near harbor and the northern parts.
includes Kherson, Mykolaiv, Odesa and part of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Ukrainian troops have reached Oleksandrivka on the regional border of Kherson and Mykolaiv Oblasts. Russian army bombed Mykolaiv outskirts in the evening.
There was no change on the ground in Kherson Oblast.
There was no change on the ground in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.
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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