The summary of the 75th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 9th of May 2022 (Kyiv time).

Day summary:

Ukrainian forces continue to advance in the vicinity of Kharkiv, while Russian troops are slowly gaining ground in Siverskyi Donets area. Russian army targeted Mykolaiv and Odesa with cruise missiles again.

Russian Victory Parade and Putin’s speech didn’t bring anything new.

Kharkiv Frontline

includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv

rain showers | ~18 °C

Shelling: Prudianka, Slatine, Tsyrkuny, Rusky Tyshky, Rubizhne

Ukrainian forces have advanced north of Stary Saltiv and liberated Bairak, Zamulivka, Verkhnii Saltiv and Rubizhne. The head of Kharkiv’s regional council reported that Russian forces shelled Rusky Tyshy, which indicates the village is under Ukrainian control.

Siverskyi Donets

includes the area of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut

rain showers | ~20 °C

Shelling: Velyka Komyshuvakha, Oleksandrivka, Lyman, Rubizhne, Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk, Toshkivka, vicinity of Popasna

The fighting continues in the vicinity of Oleksandrivka and Lyman. Russian reconnaissance elements crossed Siverskyi Donets river and entered Bilohorivka. Ukrainian defenders managed to push them back in the afternoon and reportedly destroyed a nearby pontoon bridge.

Russian forces attempted to capture Vojevodivka, but the attack was repulsed. However, the enemy has captured Nyzhnie in the east and advanced towards Toshkivka.

South-Eastern Front

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

partly sunny | ~23 °C

Donetsk Oblast

Shelling: Velyka Novosilka, Marinka, Avdiivka

Ukrainian troops repelled attacks on their positions in the vicinity of Avdiivka and Novoselivka.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Shelling: Orikhiv, Huliaipole

There was no change on the ground in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.


includes the Azovstal Plant in Mariupol

partly sunny | ~22 °C

No change on the ground in Mariupol.

Kherson Frontline

includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv

partly sunny | ~23 °C

Mykolaiv Oblast

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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