The summary of the 43rd day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 7th of April 2022 (Kyiv time).
First Ukrainian reinforcements arrived to Luhansk Oblast while Russian army continues to regroup and move additional units to Donbas. The situation remain stable on all fronts, but that’ll likely change in coming days.
includes Kharkiv and Luhansk Oblast
Ukrainian troops advanced east of Chuhuiv and regained control over the town of Malynivka. Fighting have continued near Sulyhivka and Dovhenke. Ukrainian troops are successfully holding out the enemy advance towards Barvinkove and Slovyansk.
Russian army shelled Barvinkove and damaged the only railway connection between Slovyansk and the western parts of Ukraine.
Ukrainian reinforcements in the form of elements from 128th Mountain Brigade have arrived to Luhansk Oblast and joined the fight immediately. The troops reportedly pushed Russian forces 6-10kms from the town of Kreminna.
Russian troops attempted to breakthrough Ukrainian lines near Novotoshkivkse, but the attack was repelled.
includes Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast
Heavy fighting was reported from the area of Marinka and Vuhledar. Russian forces have claimed a successful breakthrough through Ukrainian defense lines near Vuhledar, but the information cannot be verified at this moment.
There was no change on the ground in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
Azov Regiment released a video of its BTR-4 attacking Russian tanks on the western outskirts. The video might be a day or two old, but it shows Ukrainian forces have still operational heavy equipment in the city with enough ammunition.
includes Kherson, Mykolaiv and Odesa Oblast
There was no change on the ground in Mykolaiv Oblast. Snihurivka remains in Russian hands, according to locals.
Fighting have continued in the vicinity of Oleksandrivka, south-west of Kherson.
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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