Invasion Day 180 – Summary

The summary of the 180th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 22nd August 2022 (Kyiv time).

Day summary:

We have reached the 180th of the Russian three-day invasion of Ukraine. Russian forces haven’t achieved any gains yet during the ongoing offensive operation north of Slovyansk. The enemy is very slowly advancing in the vicinity of Pisky and Marinka. On the Kherson Front, Russian troops attacked Blahodatne and entered the southern outskirts.

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Kharkiv Front

includes the area of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv

 Kharkiv & Chuhuiv direction

  • No activity on the ground during the last 48 hours in Kharkiv & Chuhuiv direction.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • House to house fighting continues in Bakhmutske and Soledar.
  • Ongoing battle is also reported from the area east of Bakhmut.
  • Ukrainian troops repulsed Russian attack towards Zaitseve from the area of Semyhirya.
  • Russian forces led an assault towards Kodema from three sides – Vershyna, Travneve and Hladosove. They did not succeed.
  • The enemy tried to advance towards Kurdyumivka from the direction of Hladosove, without success. The status of Dacha settlement is unknown at this point.

Slovyansk Front

includes the vicinity of Slovyansk and Kramatorsk

Slovyansk direction

  • Russian reconnaissance element attacked Ukrainian positions near Bohorodychne from the direction of Pasika. The defenders forced Russians to retreat.
  • The offensive north of Slovyansk remains without significant advances by Russian troops. The enemy led an attack towards Nova Dmytrivka from the direction of Brazhivka and Sulyhivka, towards Dolyna from the area of Dovhenke and towards Dibrivne from the direction of Sulyhivka.
  • The enemy assaulted Ukrainian positions in the area of Ivano-Darivka, but didn’t succeed and retreated.
  • Ukrainian forces repelled a Russian attack towards Vesele from the direction of Spirne.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • The enemy led an attack towards Karnaukhivka and Dmytrivka from the direction of Petropillia. The attack was repelled.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

Donetsk Oblast

  • Russian forces launched an attack towards Niu York from two sides – Horlivka and Novoselivka. The defenders were ready to meet them.
  • The enemy failed to seize a new position during its attack towards Krasnohorivka.
  • Clashes continue in the vicinity of Opytne.
  • The enemy attempted to break through towards Pervomaiske and Neveselske from multiple directions. Russian troops managed to advance by a few meters.
  • Heavy fighting continues in Marinka, the enemy is attacking from two sides.
  • Russian forces attempted to bypass Marinka and launched an attack towards Pobieda from the area of Luhanske. They didn’t succeed.
  • Russian recon tried to advance near Vremivka, but without success and retreated.

Zaporizhzhia Front

includes the Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

  • No change on the ground.

Kherson Front

includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv

  • The enemy conducted an offensive towards Blahodatne. Russian troops managed to capture the southern part of the settlement.
  • Ukrainian forces repelled a Russian attack towards Tavriyske from the direction of Oleksandrivka.

Ukrainian side announced a strict embargo on all information regarding Kherson Oblast and advance of Ukrainian troops. The only allowed source for this area are the reports by Ukrainian General Staff.


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This summary and detailed maps are based on the following sources:

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, official media channels of Ukrainian regional administrations, Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), geolocated footage and press releases of Russian Armed Forces, self-proclaimed DPR and LPR