Invasion Day 61 – Summary

The summary of the 61st day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 25th of April 2022 (Kyiv time).

Russian missiles hit Ukrainian railway infrastructure across the whole country in order to disrupt the weapon flow to eastern Ukraine. An oil facility and nearby military base with oil reserves in Russian Bryansk caught fire today. The cause remains unclear at this moment, but locals reportedly heard several explosions.

Kharkiv Frontline

includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv

Weather: partly sunny | Temperature: ~20 °C

Shelling: Prudianka, outskirts of Kharkiv

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

Siverskyi Donets

includes the area of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut

Weather: partly sunny | Temperature: ~21 °C

Shelling: Zavody, Virnopillia, Nova Dmytrivka, Korulka, Dibrovne, Koroviy Yar, Rubizhne, Sievierodonetsk, Popasna

Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions at Koroviy Yar, but the assault was repelled. The fighting continues in Zarichne and the surrounding area. The enemy captured Novotoshkivske in Luhansk Oblast. The town was razed to the ground.

Pryazovia Frontline

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Weather: partly sunny | Temperature: ~22 °C

Donetsk Oblast

Shelling: Vuhledar, Marinka, Avdiivka

Russian forces have no success to break through Ukrainian defense lines near Marinka and Avdiivka. All today’s attack were repulsed.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Shelling: Zelena Pole

Fighting have continued in the vicinity of Zelene Pole.


includes the Azovstal Plant in Mariupol

Weather: mostly cloudy | Temperature: ~20 °C

Russian troops continue to advance from the north and east. The recently released footage from Mariupol indicates that Ukrainian defenders are still present in some residential areas bordering with Azovstal.

Kherson Frontline

includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv

Weather: partly sunny | Temperature: ~22 °C

Mykolaiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.

Kherson Oblast

Shelling: Zeleenodolsk, vicinity of Inhulets

The enemy is reportedly amassing tanks and troops in the north and will try to push towards Kryvyi Rih in coming days.

Ukrainian Army reportedly liberated several settlements in Kherson Oblast, Kyselivka is one of them. We need to wait for confirmation for the rest.

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)

Visit our Deployment map for updated interactive map of captured areas and Ukrainian units.

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This is speculation on my armchair part and I really don’t know the real situation on ground or numbers deployed, but I think the mobilization and push towards Kryvyi Rih together with so called mobilization of forces in Transnistria is nothing more than a maskirovka diversion similiar to the Black sea navy landning ship movements to tie down UKR forces and prevent them getting deployed east. I read somewhere in Ukrainian newspapers forces in Transnistria… Read more »


The more areas Russia gets involved in the bigger their losses and the sooner they have to pull out. Simple as that.

Kris Wustrow

Hey. I know you don’t get alot of emails here saying “thank you” — But I want to say thanks. I write a Daily SITREP on the war for my Facebook audience, and I rely on your maps. You have the best maps of the war, anywhere. And believe me, I look at many many mappers.

hannes voites

fullmap jpg is named day 63 instead of day 61.
nice work as always, thank you for the operative output from Estonia.