The summary of the 82nd day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 16th of May 2022 (Kyiv time).

Day summary:

Ukrainian troops reached the state border in the vicinity of Ternova. Russian forces are slowly gaining ground in the area of Siverskyi Donets and pushing Ukrainian troops across the river.

The enemy attempted to cross the state border in Sumy Oblast. Ukrainian Border Guards successfully repelled the attack. Russian army fired missiles towards Mykolaiv, Odesa and the area of Zatoka.

Late in the evening, we learned that at least 10 buses of Ukrainian wounded soldiers have left Azovstal towards Russian-controlled Novoazovsk. Ukrainian officials confirmed that there is an ongoing evacuation of wounded soldiers.

Kharkiv Frontline

includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv

partly sunny | ~18 °C

Shelling: Ruski Tyshky, Petrivka, Ternova

Ukrainian forces, namely the soldiers of 127th Territorial Defense Brigade, reached the state border in the vicinity of Ternova. Russian troops attempted to retake Ternova on Monday, but the attack wasn’t successful.

Siverskyi Donets

includes the area of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut

partly sunny | ~19 °C

Shelling: Dovhenke, Bohorodychne, Sievierodonetsk, Lyman, Oleksandropillia, Zolote

Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks on Bohorodychne and Dovhenke, south of Izium.

Russian troops assaulted Toshkivka, but weren’t successful and retreated back to the original positions. In the vicinity of Popasna, Russian forces advanced west and reached the edge of Pylypchatyne. The attack on the village itself was repelled.

There are unconfirmed reports that Russian forces captured Novoselivka and Drobysheve near Lyman.

South-Eastern Front

includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast

partly sunny | ~20 °C

Donetsk Oblast

Shelling: Vremivka, Novomykhailivka, Marinka, Avdiivka

Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions at Novomykhailivka, Marinka, Pisky and Avdiivka. All attacks were repulsed.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Shelling: Huliaipole

There was no change on the ground in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.


includes the Azovstal Plant in Mariupol

mostly sunny | ~22 °C

“In order to save lives, the entire Mariupol garrison is implementing the approved decision of the Supreme Military Command and hopes for the support of Ukrainian people”, said Denis Prokopenko (commander of Azov Regiment) in the evening.

Official info: 53 seriously wounded Ukrainian soldiers were evacuated to Novoazovsk, 211 Ukrainian soldiers were evacuated through the green corridor to Russia-controlled territory. Prisoner exchange procedure ongoing. The rest remains besieged in the plant.

Kherson Frontline

includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv

partly sunny | ~22 °C

Mykolaiv Oblast

There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast.

Kherson Oblast

Shelling: Oleksandrivka

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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