The summary of the 62nd day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 26th of April 2022 (Kyiv time).

Day summary:

Russian troops advanced north in Zaporizhzhia Oblast and captured a small settlement. Things are getting serious in unrecognized Transnistria. Explosions rocked the village of Mayak and two radio antennas were destroyed as the result. Moldova have increased the level of combat readiness, unrecognized Transnistria have started to build checkpoints and barricades at important roads and cities. Russian soldiers stationed in Transnistria have been reportedly put on full combat alert.

A Russian cruise missile hit a bridge at Zatoka. It’s the only Ukrainian bridge connecting Budjak with the rest of Ukraine. According to available information, the bridge sustained a light damage and is functional.

Change: Pryazovia Frontline has been replaced by South-Eastern Front.

Kharkiv Frontline

includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv

sunny | ~22 °C

Shelling: Zolochiv, Chuhuiv, 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

sunny | ~24 °C

Shelling: Zavody, Nova Dmytrivka, Korulka, Dibrovne Rubizhne, Popasna

Russian elements assaulted Ukrainian positions at Zavody. The attack was successfully repulsed. Russian forces ambushed Ukrainian troops near Lyman, killing and capturing at least of a dozen Ukrainian soldiers. Zarichne, Rubizhne and Popasna remains contested.

South-Eastern Front

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

partly sunny | ~23 °C

Donetsk Oblast

Shelling: Avdiivka, Marinka, Novomykhailivka

Russian forces tried to break through Ukrainian lines south of Marinka. The enemy advance was stopped at Novomykhailivka. Russian troops also attempted to break through Avdiivka and Marinka, but without success.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Shelling: Zelena Pole, Novosilka

Russian forces captured Novosilka near Zelene Pole, slowly gaining ground in the area of Velyka Novosilka.


includes the Azovstal Plant in Mariupol

partly sunny | ~24 °C

Shelling of Azovstal continues. Russian forces continue to push from the north in order to capture the northern part of Azovstal and nearby auxiliary warehouses.

Kherson Frontline

includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv

partly sunny | ~20 °C

Mykolaiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.

Kherson Oblast

Shelling: n/a

We learned the names of liberated villages and settlements near Kherson today. Ukrainian forces reportedly liberated Pravdyne, Klapaia, Zelenyi Hai and Barvinok west of the regional capital.

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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