The summary of the 64th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 28th of April 2022 (Kyiv time).

Day summary:

Ukrainian forces made small gains near Kharkiv and managed to stop the Russian advance in Siverskyi Donets area, at least for now. The Russian army targeted key infrastructure across Ukraine again and shelled two Ukrainian border posts in Chernihiv Oblast.

Kharkiv Frontline

includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv

mostly cloudy | ~17 °C

Shelling: outskirts of Kharkiv, Kutuzivka

Ukrainian forces regained full control of Kutizivka near Kharkiv and advanced towards Ruska Lozova. They have reportedly entered the outskirts in the afternoon.

Note: Kharkiv Regional Council claimed the liberation of Kutizivka a few days ago, but Ukrainian Command confirmed the full control just today.

Siverskyi Donets

includes the area of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut

partly sunny | ~18 °C

Shelling: Velyka Komyshuvakha, Dibrovne, Lyman, Yampil, Rubizhne, Lysychansk, Orikhove, Popasna, Kramatorsk

Russian forces assaulted Ukrainian positions at Velyka Komyshuvakha, Dibrovne and Yampil, without success. Situation in Rubizhne remains complicated, Ukrainian forces are concentrated in the southern part of the city.

Ukrainian defenders repelled an enemy attack towards Orikhove.

South-Eastern Front

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

partly sunny | ~20 °C

Donetsk Oblast

Shelling: Zelene Pole, Velyka Novosilka, Vuhledar, Solodke, Novomykhailivka, Marinka, Avdiivka, Niu-York, Svitlodarsk

Russian troops attempted to break through Ukrainian lines in the area of Velyka Novosilka, but failed. The enemy also attempted to advance in the area of Solodke and Novomykhailivka, without success as well.

A fierce battle was reported from Marinka, but Ukrainian troops are holding the ground.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Shelling: Huliaipole, Malynivka

The day passed without a change on the ground.


includes the Azovstal Plant in Mariupol

partly sunny | ~22 °C

Russian troops de-facto captured the Azovstal North, they met close to none resistance in the area. It seems Ukrainian defenders have withdrawn towards the main complex.

Kherson Frontline

includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv

partly sunny | ~21 °C

Mykolaiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.

Kherson Oblast

Shelling: Tavriiske, Nova Zoria, Zahradivka and neaby area, the vicinity of Zelenodolsk

Russian forces pushed west and reached the outskirts of Tavriiske. The fighting has continued on the outskirts of Oleksandrivka as well.

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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