List of military engagements during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

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This is a list of military engagements during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine encompassing land, naval, and air engagements as well as campaigns, operations, defensive lines and sieges. Campaigns generally refer to broader strategic operations conducted over a large territory and over a long period. Battles generally refer to short periods of intense combat localised to a specific area and over a specific period. However, use of the terms in naming such events is not consistent.

Military situation in Ukraine.

Battles

February 2022

Name Start date End date Offensive Result
Battle of Avdiivka 20 February Eastern Ukraine offensive Ongoing
Attack on Snake Island 24 February 25 February Southern Ukraine offensive Russian victory[1][2]
Battle of Antonov Airport 24 February 25 February Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[3]
Battle of Chernobyl 24 February 24 February Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[4]
Battle of Kharkiv 24 February Northeastern Ukraine offensive Ongoing
Battle of Kherson 24 February 2 March Southern Ukraine offensive Russian victory and ongoing occupation[5]
Battle of Konotop 24 February 25 February Northeastern Ukraine offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[6][7]
Battle of Okhtyrka 24 February 26 March Northeastern Ukraine offensive Ukrainian victory[8]
Battle of Sumy 24 February 4 April Northeastern Ukraine offensive Ukrainian victory
Battle of Trostianets 24 February 26 March Northeastern Ukraine offensive Ukrainian victory[9]
Siege of Chernihiv 24 February 4 April Northeastern Ukraine offensive Ukrainian victory
Siege of Mariupol 24 February Eastern Ukraine offensive Ongoing
Battle of Ivankiv 25 February 27 February Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[10]
Battle of Kyiv 25 February 31 March Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[11]
Battle of Hostomel 25 February 1 April Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[12][a]
Battle of Melitopol 25 February 1 March Southern Ukraine offensive Russian victory and ongoing occupation[15]
Battle of Volnovakha 25 February 12 March Eastern Ukraine offensive Russian victory[16]
Battle of Lebedyn 26 February 4 April Northeastern Ukraine offensive Ukrainian victory[17]
Battle of Mykolaiv 26 February 8 April Southern Ukraine offensive Ukrainian victory
Battle of Vasylkiv 26 February 26 February Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[18]
Battle of Bucha 27 February 31 March Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[19][b]
Battle of Irpin 27 February 28 March Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[22][23]
Battle of Enerhodar 28 February 4 March Southern Ukraine offensive Russian victory[24]

March–May 2022

Name Start date End date Offensive Result
Battle of Voznesensk 2 March 13 March Southern Ukraine offensive Ukrainian victory[25]
Battle of Izium 3 March 1 April Northeastern Ukraine offensive Russian victory[26][27]
Battle of Brovary 9 March 1 April Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[28]
Battle of Rubizhne 15 March 12 May Eastern Ukraine offensive Russian victory[29]
Battle of Slavutych 18 March 27 March Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[30][c]
Battle of Popasna 18 March 7 May Eastern Ukraine offensive Russian victory[32]
Battle of Donbas 18 April Eastern Ukraine offensive Ongoing
Battle of Sievierodonetsk 6 May Eastern Ukraine offensive Ongoing

Notable airstrikes with military targets

Name Date Attacker Target
Bombing of Odessa 24 February 2022 Russia Targets in the Odessa area
Chuhuiv air base attack 24 February 2022 Russia Ukrainian air base
Millerovo air base attack 25 February 2022 Ukraine Russian air base
Chornobaivka attacks 27 February 2022 Ukraine Russian-controlled airport
Vinnytsia strikes 6 March 2022 Russia Ukrainian Airbase, and Air Force command center
Yavoriv military base attack 13 March 2022 Russia Ukrainian military base
Deliatyn attack 18 March 2022 Russia Ukrainian underground warehouse of missiles and aviation ammunition
Berdiansk port attack 24 March 2022 Ukraine Russian naval ship
Attack on Belgorod 29 March 2022 Ukraine (alleged, denied by Ukraine) Russian military camp
Sinking of the Moskva 13 April 2022 Ukraine Russian Slava-class cruiser Moskva

See also

Notes

  1. ^ City under Russian control from 5 March through 1 April 2022.[13][14]
  2. ^ City under Russian control from 12 March through 31 March 2022.[20][21]
  3. ^ City recaptured by Ukraine on 28 March 2022 after a Russian withdrawal[31]

References

  1. ^ Острів Зміїний захопили російські окупанти – ДПСУ [Snake Island was captured by the Russian occupiers – SBGS]. Gazeta.ua. 24 February 2022. Archived from the original on 24 February 2022. Retrieved 24 February 2022.
  2. ^ Hallam, Johnny (24 February 2022). "Ukraine's State Border Guard says island south of country's coast falls into Russian hands". CNN. Archived from the original on 25 February 2022. Retrieved 24 February 2022.
  3. ^ "What's the latest?". BBC News. 25 February 2022. Archived from the original on 25 February 2022. Retrieved 1 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Chernobyl power plant captured by Russian forces -Ukrainian official". Reuters. 24 February 2022. Archived from the original on 24 February 2022. Retrieved 24 February 2022.
  5. ^ Schwirtz, Michael; Pérez-Peña, Richard (2022-03-02). "First Ukraine City Falls as Russia Strikes More Civilian Targets". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on 3 March 2022. Retrieved 2022-03-03.
  6. ^ Ward, Alexander. "'Almost not possible' for Ukraine to win without West's help, Ukraine official says". Politico. Archived from the original on 26 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  7. ^ "Ukraine war news from February 25: Kyiv suburbs breached, Russian forces face resistance, Zelensky warns Russia will 'storm' capital". Financial Times. 26 February 2022. Archived from the original on 26 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  8. ^ https://www.pravda.com.ua/articles/2022/03/30/7335794/[bare URL]
  9. ^ Pahulych, Roman (30 March 2022). "Ukrainian Forces Recapture Eastern Town Near Russian Border". Radio Free Europe.
  10. ^ Abdurasulov, Abdujalil. "Town under Russian control 'not losing spirit'". BBC. Archived from the original on 5 March 2022. Retrieved 2 March 2022.
  11. ^ "Ukrainian troops have retaken full control of Kyiv region, says deputy defence minister". Reuters. 2 April 2022. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  12. ^ "War in Ukraine: Amongst wreckage in Hostomel Airport near Kyiv". BBC. 2 April 2022. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  13. ^ Heavy shelling is heard west and northwest of Kyiv, as two children are reported dead
  14. ^ Zinets, Natalia; Hunder, Max (2022-04-01). "Ukraine says Russian forces pushed back around Kyiv but fighting continues". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-04-01.
  15. ^ "Some Russians surrender but situation remains grave - US". BBC News. Archived from the original on 6 March 2022. Retrieved 2 March 2022.
  16. ^ "Heavy fighting leaves much of Volnovakha in ruins". Euronews. Associated Press. March 12, 2022. Archived from the original on March 13, 2022. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  17. ^ Podolskyi, Yevhenii (2022-04-04). "Russian troops withdraw from Sumy region in eastern Ukraine". dip.org.ua |. Retrieved 2022-04-05.
  18. ^ "Live updates: ICRC asked to repatriate bodies of soldiers". Associated Press. 26 February 2022. Archived from the original on 27 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  19. ^ Zinets, Natalia; Hunder, Max (1 April 2022). "Ukraine says Russian forces pushed back around Kyiv but fighting rages". Reuters. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  20. ^ КАЛАТУР, АНАСТАСИЯ (12 March 2022). "Напуганы и деморализованы: депутат из Бучи рассказала о моральном состоянии захватчиков города". Pravda. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  21. ^ "RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, APRIL 1". Institute for the Study of War.
  22. ^ Hnidyi, Vitalii; Karazy, Sergiy (30 March 2022). "Russia bombs Ukraine cities, despite pledge to pull back from Kyiv". Reuters. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  23. ^ Cotovio, Vasco; Pleitgen, Frederik; Blunt, Bryon; Markina, Daria (31 March 2022). "Ukrainians have retaken Irpin from the Russian invaders. But it's a city that now lies in ruins". CNN. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  24. ^ "RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, MARCH 4". Institude for the Study of War. 4 March 2022. Archived from the original on 7 March 2022. Retrieved 4 March 2022.
  25. ^ Voznesensk resists Russian takeover: City occupied 3 days, now freed & preparing to defend, France 24.
  26. ^ "На Київщині ЗСУ звільнили 15 населених пунктів – зведення Генерального штабу". Радіо Свобода. 1 April 2022. Retrieved 3 April 2022.
  27. ^ "The russians are controlling Izyum – General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces". Український мілітарний центр. 1 April 2022. Retrieved 3 April 2022.
  28. ^ "Окупанти пішли з Броварського району під Києвом – мер Броварів". Українська правда (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2022-04-02.
  29. ^ "Ukrainian forces lose foothold in eastern town". CNN. 13 May 2022.
  30. ^ "Russian forces are occupying city housing Chernobyl workers, mayor says". The Washington Post. 26 March 2022.
  31. ^ Зубкова, Даша (28 March 2022). "Russian Occupiers Leave Slavutych - Town Mayor Fomichev". Ukrainian News. Retrieved 3 April 2022.
  32. ^ "Battles rage in Ukraine's Luhansk as Russia targets main city". Aljazeera. 8 May 2022. However, the Ukrainian army withdrew from Luhansk’s embattled city of Popasna, Haidai said on Sunday, adding troops “moved to stronger positions, which they had prepared ahead of time”
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