The summary of the 44th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 8th of April 2022 (Kyiv time).

The Friday has passed without significant changes on the frontlines. Russian forces hit a railway station in Kramatorsk, killing 50 civilians.

Sloboda Frontline

includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast

Kharkiv Oblast

Russian army shelled residential areas on the outskirts of Kharkiv again. Situation near Izium remains unchanged.

Luhansk Oblast

Russian troops captured the Checkpoint 29 near Novotoshkivske. Ukrainian troops have repelled the enemy attacks near Popasna and Lysychansk.

Pryazovia Frontline

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Donetsk Oblast

Russian army fired a Tochka-U missile towards Kramatorsk and hit a local railway station. At least 50 civilians were killed as the result. The enemy shelled Vuhledar, Marinak, Pisky and Avdiivka.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.


Russian troops captured Ukrainian positions at the edge of Mariupol’s outskirts and reached the nearby harbor in the south.

Southern Frontline

includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast

Mykolaiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast. Snihurivka remains under Russian control.

Kherson Oblast

Fighting have continued in the vicinity of Oleksandrivka, south-west of Kherson.

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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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Hi! How could it happen, that the Ukrainians never managed a breakthrough to Mariupol? Lack on heavy weapons? It seems to me, that the positions there are very weak…


Oleksiy Arestovych, President Zelenskiy’s advisor explained 3 weeks ago that Ukrainian forces were insufficient in this area and “they will not be able to pass more than 120 kilometers in the bare steppe under air strikes from the Crimea and the Rostov region”


hi. enybody know how large force defend bridge/dam in Nova Kachivka ?


What are the chances of this conflict bogging down into the static frontline of the previous 8 years except on a much larger scale?
It seems the likely case will be total destabilization of Russia, civil militarization, radicalization across the continent and eventual balkanization / greater chaos. Is this assessment correct? A European ‘Syria’ of both Russia and Ukraine.


If there’s something i’ve learned in this 44 days long war is that Ukrainians love the name Oleksandrivka


Yep, according to statistics there are 121 Ivanivka’s, 107 Oleksandrivka’s and 106 Mikhailivka’s


Thank you for updating even when changes are very small.

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