List of military engagements during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

Military situation in Ukraine

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.

Battles

Name Oblast Start date End date Theatre Result of the battle
Battle of Avdiivka Donetsk 21 February Eastern Ongoing
Battle of Hlukhiv Sumy 24 February 17 March Northeastern Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[1]
Battle of Romny Sumy 24 February 4 April Northeastern Ukrainian victory[2]
Attack on Snake Island Odesa 24 February 25 February Southern Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[3]
Battle of Antonov Airport Kyiv 24 February 25 February Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[4][5][6]
Capture of Chernobyl Kyiv 24 February 24 February Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[7]
Battle of Kharkiv Kharkiv 24 February 14 May Northeastern, eastern Ukrainian victory[8]
Battle of Kherson Kherson 24 February 2 March Southern Russian victory, occupation, and subsequent withdrawal[9]
Battle of Konotop Sumy 24 February 25 February Northeastern Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[10][11]
Battle of Okhtyrka Sumy 24 February 26 March Northeastern Ukrainian victory[12]
Battle of Sumy Sumy 24 February 4 April Northeastern Ukrainian victory[13]
Battle of Trostianets Sumy 24 February 26 March Northeastern Ukrainian victory[14]
Siege of Chernihiv Chernihiv 24 February 4 April Northeastern Ukrainian victory[15]
Siege of Mariupol Donetsk 24 February 20 May Eastern, southern Russian victory[16]
Battle of Ivankiv Kyiv 25 February 27 February Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[17]
Battle of Kyiv Kyiv City 25 February 31 March Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[18]
Battle of Hostomel Kyiv 25 February 1 April Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[19][a]
Battle of Melitopol Zaporizhzhia 25 February 1 March Southern Russian victory and ongoing occupation[22]
Battle of Volnovakha Donetsk 25 February 12 March Eastern Russian victory[23]
Battle of Lebedyn Sumy 26 February 4 April Northeastern Ukrainian victory[24]
Battle of Mykolaiv Mykolaiv 26 February 8 April Southern Ukrainian victory[25]
Battle of Vasylkiv Kyiv 26 February 26 February Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[26]
Battle of Bucha Kyiv 27 February 31 March Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[27][b]
Battle of Irpin Kyiv 27 February 28 March Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[30][31]
Battle of Makariv Kyiv 27 February 25 March Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[32]
Battle of Enerhodar Zaporizhzhia 28 February 4 March Southern Russian victory and ongoing occupation[33]
First Battle of Voznesensk Mykolaiv 2 March 3 March Southern Ukrainian victory[34]
Second Battle of Voznesensk 9 March 13 March
Battle of Izium Kharkiv 3 March 1 April Northeastern Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[35][36]
Battle of Brovary Kyiv 9 March 1 April Kyiv offensive Ukrainian victory[37]
Battle of Rubizhne Luhansk 15 March 12 May Eastern Russian victory[38]
Siege of Marinka Donetsk 17 March Eastern Ongoing
Battle of Slavutych Kyiv 18 March 27 March Kyiv offensive Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[39][c]
Battle of Popasna Luhansk 18 March 7 May Eastern Russian victory[41]
Battle of Dovhenke Kharkiv 11 April 11 June Eastern Russian victory and subsequent Ukrainian reconquest[42]
5 August 6 September Ukrainian victory[43]
First Battle of Kreminna Luhansk 18 April 19 April Eastern Russian victory[44]
Battle of the Siverskyi Donets Luhansk 5 May 13 May Eastern Ukrainian victory[45]
Battle of Sievierodonetsk Luhansk 6 May 25 June Eastern Russian victory[46]
Battle of Toshkivka Luhansk 10 May 21 June Eastern Russian victory[47]
First Battle of Lyman Donetsk 23 May 27 May Eastern Russian victory and subsequent Ukrainian reconquest[48][49][50]
Battle of Davydiv Brid Kherson 27 May 16 June Southern Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[51]
Battle of Sviatohirsk Donetsk 30 May 8 June Eastern Russian victory and subsequent withdrawal[52]
Battles of Bohorodychne and Krasnopillia Donetsk 7 June 10 September Eastern Ukrainian victory[53]
Battle of Lysychansk Luhansk 25 June 3 July Eastern Russian victory[54]
Battle of Siversk Donetsk 3 July 9 September Eastern Ukrainian victory[55]
Battle of Pisky Donetsk 28 July 24 August Eastern Russian victory[56][d]
Kherson counteroffensive Kherson, Mykolaiv 29 August 11 November Kherson counteroffensive Ukrainian victory[58][59][60]
Battle of Bakhmut Donetsk 1 August Eastern Ongoing
Battle of Soledar Donetsk 3 August Eastern Ongoing
Kharkiv counteroffensive Kharkiv 6 September Eastern Ongoing
Battle of Balakliia Kharkiv 6 September 8 September Eastern Ukrainian victory[61]
Battle of Shevchenkove Kharkiv 7 September 8 September Eastern Ukrainian victory[62]
Battle of Kupiansk Kharkiv 8 September 16 September Eastern Ukrainian victory[63]
Second Battle of Lyman Donetsk 10 September 1 October Eastern Ukrainian victory[64]
Second Battle of Kreminna Luhansk 2 October Eastern Ongoing

Notable non-battle attacks

Name Date Attacker Target
Bombing of Odesa 24 February 2022–present 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–5 November 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
Sinking of the Moskva 13 April 2022 Ukraine Russian Slava-class cruiser Moskva
Desna barracks airstrike 17 May 2022 Russia Ukrainian military barracks
Attack on Nova Kakhovka 11 July 2022 Ukraine Russian military forces & an ammunition depot
Explosions in Novofedorivka 9 August 2022 Ukraine Russian air base
2022 Crimean Bridge explosion 8 October 2022 Ukraine[65][66] Crimean Bridge section
2022 missile strikes on Ukraine 10 October 2022–present Russia Critical infrastructure and facilities

See also

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Notes

  1. ^ City under Russian control from 5 March through 1 April 2022.[20][21]
  2. ^ City under Russian control from 12 March through 31 March 2022.[28][29]
  3. ^ City recaptured by Ukraine on 28 March 2022 after a Russian withdrawal[40]
  4. ^ Russian defence ministry claimed control on the 13 of August, it was confirmed by geolocated footage on the 24 of August[56][57]

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