The Ukrainian Government have provided an update on developments of the ongoing Russian invasion. Below is their official statement in full:

Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred and fifty-first (151) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

The situation has not undergone any significant changes in the Volyn and Polissya directions. The units of the armed forces of the republic of belarus continue to carry out certain tasks to strengthen security in the border areas of the Brest and Gomel regions.

On the Siversky direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Hai in the Chernihiv oblast and Hudove, Yastrubyne, Bilopillia and Hrabovske in the Sumy oblast. In addition, it periodically conducts aerial reconnaissance of the positions of the defense forces in the border areas of Chernihiv and Sumy oblasts.


In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out fire damage from barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of Pytomnyk, Petrivka, Novomykolaivka, Stary Saltiv, Blahodatne, Prudyanka, Lisne, Lebyazhe, Korobochkyne, Derhachi, Peremoha and other settlements.

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy shelled with artillery, in particular, the areas of Chepil, Bohorodychne, and Adamivka.

In the Kramatorsk direction, shelling was recorded near Starodubivka, Dronivka, Piskunivka, Siversk, Spirne and Ivano-Daryivka. The occupiers also used the UAV system.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy is conducting combat operations with the aim of creating conditions for an offensive on Bakhmut and taking over the territory of the Vuhleghirska TPP. He carried out shelling of military and civilian infrastructure in the areas of Zaitseve, Vershyna, Berestove, Shumy, Bakhmut, New York, Bakhmutske, Pokrovske, Novoluhanske, Vesele and other settlements. Used attack and army aviation.

British Defence Intelligence Update Ukraine 21 April 2024
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From different directions, the enemy carried out assaults with the aim of establishing control over the territory of the Vuhlehirska TPP. Ukrainian soldiers pushed the invaders back again.


On the Avdiivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizhzhia directions, systematic shelling was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Zolota Nyva, Vuhledar, Vesele, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, and many others. Enemy UAV operated near Malaya Tokmachka and Novodarivka. In some areas, the occupiers are trying to improve the engineering equipment of defensive lines and positions.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on maintaining the occupied positions. Shelled civilian and military infrastructure near Chervona Dolyna, Kyselivka, Ternivka, Dobryanka, Oleksandrivka, Kobzartsi, Lepetykha and others.

Our rocket-artillery and aviation units continue to hit the enemy’s strongholds, concentration points and warehouses in the designated directions.

We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!

Glory to Ukraine!

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