The summary of the 57th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 21st of April 2022 (Kyiv time).

Russian offensive in Donbas has stalled. The enemy focuses on shelling Ukrainian defensive lines along the contact line, but is unable to advance forward.

Kharkiv Frontline

includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv


There was no change on the ground in the vicinity of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv.

Correction: Everything points to the fact that Pecheniky and Kochetok is under Ukrainian control.

Siverskyi Donets

includes the area of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut


The situation at Zarichne remains unclear. The hottest point is Popasna, where Russian forces are slowly advancing to the west.

Pryazovia Frontline

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast


Donetsk Oblast

The Russian army continues to shell the town of Avdiivka, but is unable to make any progress on the ground.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Russian forces continue to focus on the area between Huliaipole and Velyka Novosilka. They reportedly advanced closer to Temyrivka, but we have to wait for more details.


includes the Azovstal Plant in Mariupol


Russian claimed the full control of Mariupol today, but that’s false and Ukrainian troops remain besieged in Azovstal. Russian president Putin ordered to stop the operation to capture the plant to save the lives of Russian soldiers. The first Russian units have reportedly begun to withdraw from Mariupol.

Kherson Frontline

includes the vicinity of Kherson


Mykolaiv Oblast

Russian forces shelled Mykolaiv by GRAD rockets. There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.

Kherson Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Kherson Oblast.

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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