April 20th Report Ukraine Map
East Kharkiv Front
Today, Russia attempted to capture Stara Hnylytsia but were unsuccessful.
Ukraine made some progress taking territory North of Malaya Rohan
The villages of Lebyazhe and Bazaliivka remain under Ukrainian control after they were recaptured on April 18th.
North Kharkiv Front
There has been no major changes North of Kharkiv today.
About 10 days ago, Ukraine was able to fully clear the villages of Slatyne and Prudyanka. They are about 10 kilometers from the Russia border.
Zolochiv, Lisne, Ruski Tyshky, Kutuzivka (Green Circle) are all controlled by Ukraine.
South Kharkiv Front
Russian Forces still remain about 20 kilometers from the Barvinkove.
Russia was able to take the village west of Dovhenke, called Sulyhivka with a population of about 209 people living in it.
It took Russian forces more than two weeks to captured a village with 200 people living in it. That is a surprisingly long time.
Ukraine has been successful in stopping all other Russian Offensives in the region.
Today, Russian soldiers posted a photo of them at the entrance of Rubizhne. Then Russian media started to claim that the city is fully Russian controlled.
Rubizhne is still controlled by the Ukrainians, but the Russians have been able to enter a part of the city.
On April 18th, the Russians captured the city of Kreminna. After that they were able to enter Torske, but battles continue in Torske and the city hasn't been captured yet.
Popasna is still controlled by Ukrainian forces but the Russians have been able to enter the city and move forward a couple of street blocks.
Since March 28th, Russia has been trying to take Niu-York, but have so far been unsuccessful at every attempt.
Ukraine has also repelled multiple attempts to take Avdiivka.
On April 19th, Russian forces entered Marinka (West of Donetsk), but Ukrainian forces were able to quickly regain control of the city.
Velyka Novosilka and Vuhledar still remain under Ukraine's control.
Russia tried to break through multiple Ukrainian defenses, from Orikhiv to Poltavka but they were all successfully repelled.
Ukraine has held the line from Kamyanske in Zaporizhzia to Marinka in Donetsk since the early days of the war.
Ukraine was able to destroy a radar station and other equipment South of Orikhiv.
North Kherson Front
The North Kherson Front has stayed generally the same since April 6th.
Today, Russia shelled multiple villages around around Zelenodolsk.
Mykolaiv- Kherson Front
Oleksandrivka in Kherson Oblast is still under Ukrainian Control and has repelled multiple Russian attacks.
Ukraine keeps bombing Kherson (Chornobaivka) Airport after Russia puts military equipment into it.
Russian forces have attempted to enter Chornobaivka more than 16 times now but have been unsuccessful.
Mykolaiv has been under heavy shelling and cruise missile strike for the entire day.
Full Map of Ukraine April 20th, 2022
Top Ten News Headlines for April 20th, 2022
USA put new sanctions on Russia targeting a key commercial bank and "a global network of more than 40 individuals and entities led by U.S.-designated Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeyev." and “companies operating in Russia's virtual currency mining industry, reportedly the third largest in the world” (CNN)
The Biden Administration is planning to announce another new military package for Ukraine worth about $800 million dollars.
In the battles of Avdiivka, Ukraine killed Sergey Agranovich who is the commander of the Sparta Battalion.
In Mariupol, Ukrainian troops that were stuck in the Prymorskyi District were able to evacuate to join the troops located in Azovstal.
The Pentagon Press Secretary said that the fall of Mariupol is not inevitable and they are working to do everything they can to prevent Mariupol from falling.
UN says that more than 5 million people have left Ukraine since the beginning of the war, but hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are returning to the country everyday.
USA Treasury secretary and other finance ministers from multiple nations walked out of G20 meeting with Russia.
Senior Ukrainian negotiators David Arakhamia and Mykhailo Podolyak are ready to go to Mariupol to negotiate exit of civilians and military from the sieged city without preliminary conditions
USA says that Russia has added 4 battalions to Ukraine, 3 of them were added to Donbas. In total, Russia has 82 battalion groups in Ukraine each battalion group contains 800-1000 soldiers.
United States, United Kingdom, and Canada all said they would be providing heavy weapons to Ukraine. Norway is providing almost their entire stock of 100 Mistrial Manpads to Ukraine. The Mistrial Manpads are one of the best in the world and have a success rate of over 93%.
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