Who controls Ivankiv?
On 31 March, Ukrainian forces retook control of Ivankiv following a withdrawal by the Russian military from the town.
Who won the battle of Kyiv 2022?
Battle of Kyiv (2022)
|25 February – 31 March 2022 (1 month and 6 days)
|Ukrainian victory Ukrainian forces regain complete control of the Kyiv area on 31 March 2022 Russian airstrikes continue
Was Kyiv captured?
Ukraine’s defence ministry says its forces have seized control of the Kyiv region from Russian troops as officials warned that the departing soldiers were creating a “catastrophic” situation for civilians by leaving behind mines.
Is Russia using drones in Ukraine?
Ukraine’s Bayraktar TB-2 drones firing tiny guided missiles have wreaked havoc on Russian forces in Ukraine. The Russians are also flying armed unmanned aerial vehicles over Ukraine—and they’re chalking up kills, too. But there’s a difference of scale—potentially a big one.
What happened to Russian convoy in Ukraine?
But the convoy of armoured vehicles and supply trucks ground to a halt within days, and the offensive failed, in significant part because of a series of night ambushes carried out by a team of 30 Ukrainian special forces and drone operators on quad bikes, according to a Ukrainian commander.
When did Russia start attacking Ukraine?
At the start of the war in 2014, Russia annexed the south Ukrainian region of Crimea, and Russian-backed separatists seized part of the south-eastern regions of Ukraine (the Donbas; in Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts), sparking a regional war.
Is the Donbass war still ongoing?
No formal declaration of war has been issued in the ongoing War in the Donbas. When the Kremlin announced the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, it claimed to commence a “special military operation”, side-stepping a formal declaration of war.
How many drones Russia has?
A decade ago, the Russian Armed Forces possessed fewer than 200 UAVs, and now this figure stands at over 2000, and each year is replenished by 300.
Why do Russian convoys stop moving?
Why has the convoy stalled? Several reasons could explain why the huge column, which includes armoured vehicles, tanks, and towed artillery, has stopped its advance on the capital. They include logistical problems, unexpected Ukrainian resistance, and low morale among Russian troops.