The summary of the 42nd day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 6th of April 2022 (Kyiv time).

Ukrainian officials have asked all citizens located in Luhansk and Donetsk Oblast to evacuate immediately amid the reports of Russian army preparations to launch a new offensive to capture both regions. US intel suggests Putin wants to conquer Donbas before May 9 and the Victory Day Parade.

Northern Frontline

includes Chernhiv and Sumy Oblast

Chernihiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Chernihiv Oblast.

Sumy Oblast

The Sumy Oblast Council confirmed there are no villages/cities under the Russian control. However, there are still some scattered Russian elements roaming near the border. Ukrainian Army, in collaboration with the local Territorial Defense units, are clearing out these areas.

Sloboda Frontline

includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast

Kharkiv Oblast

Ukrainian intelligence says Russian troops have successfully repaired a railway in the north and the first military echelons arrived to Kupiansk from Russia.

Luhansk Oblast

Russian forces shelled Kreminina, Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk. The street fighting have continued in Rubizhne and Popasna. Neither side reported gains or losses.

Pryazovia Frontline

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Donetsk Oblast

Russian forces shelled Vuhledar, Marinka, Pisky, Avdiivka and Novabakhmutivka. Russian media claims its forces fully captured Novobakhmutivka, but Ukrainian side didn’t it confirm and there is no proper visual confirmation.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Ukrainian Special Forces reportedly worked behind enemy lines and damaged a railway between Crimea and Melitopol, hindering the supplies to Russian frontline units. Russian artillery hit Ukrainian positions in Huliaipole.


Russian forces captured a building of regional SBU and building of Prosecutors office in the center of Mariupol. They are both located close to the Drama Theater.

Southern Frontline

includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast

Mykolaiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.

Kherson Oblast

Ukrainian Army has regained control of Dobryanka, Novovoznesenske, Trudoliubivka and Osokorivka in the north.

Correction: Considering the Ukrainian advance mentioned above, it’s safe to assume Russian army controls the area between Bila Krynytsia and Dudchany.

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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