The summary of the 59th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 23rd of April 2022 (Kyiv time).
Ukrainian troops have liberated more settlements north of Kharkiv. Russian forces are unable to breakthrough anywhere, resulting in static clashes or just minor advances. The Ukrainian president mentioned a possibility of an attack from Transnistria in the evening’s speech.
Russian army shelled the border area near Bilopillia, Putyvl and Nova Sloboda in Sumy Oblast.
includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv
Ukrainian forces have liberated Bezruky, Slatine and Prudianka north of Kharkiv. Russian forces shelled Ukrainian positions at Stara Hnylytsia and Korobochkyne. The latter one was recently liberated, but we lacked verified info until today.
includes the area of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut
The hottest point remains Popasna and Rubizhne, where fighting and shelling is ongoing nonstop. Russian forces assaulted Ukrainian positions at Dibrovne and Zarichne, but without success.
Russian artillery hit a pumping station in Luhansk Oblast. Lysychansk and nearby villages are left out without water as the result.
includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast
Russian forces have met fierce resistance in Zelene Pole, Temyrivka, Malynivka and are unable to advance further north at this moment.
Russian army shelled Ukrainian positions at Orikhiv, but the main focus of the enemy is currently Donbas, not Zaporizhzhia.
includes the Azovstal Plant in Mariupol
Ukrainian president Zelensky stated today that Ukrainian Army has currently no means to deblock Mariupol. Mainly due to the lack of heavy weapons and the enemy’s air superiority.
includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv
Explosions were heard at night, but no casualties.
There was no change on the ground in Kherson 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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