The summary of the 224th day of Russian invasion to Ukraine, as of 22:00 – 5th October 2022 (Kyiv time).

Day summary:

Ukrainian forces maintain steady progress and liberated another bunch of settlements in Kherson, Kharkiv and also Luhansk Oblast. Ukrainians also continue to successfully defend the remaining parts of frontline and don’t allow Russians to advance and capture new positions.

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Ukrainian forces liberated Hrekivka settlement and reached the outskirts of Makiivka.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • House to house fighting continues in Bakhmutske and Soledar.
  • Russian forces attempted to gain new positions in the vicinity of Bakhmut, but they weren’t successful.
  • The defenders repelled Russian attacks in the direction of Zaitseve, Kurdyumivka and Mayorsk.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Vyimka and Spirne, without success, they retreated.
  • According to multiple sources, Ukrainians maintain fire control over the road between Svatove and Kreminna.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

Donetsk Oblast

  • Russian troops attempted to break through Ukrainian lines in the area of Vesele. They didn’t succeed.
  • The enemy assaulted Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Pervomaiske, Nevelske and Novomykhailivka. The attacks were repelled.
  • Ukrainian General Staff reported a repulsed attack towards Vuhledar. It seems likely that Russian forces are in control of Mykilske.

Zaporizhzhia Front

includes the Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

  • No change on the ground during the past 48 hours.

Kherson Front

includes the vicinity of Kherson and Mykolaiv

  • Ukrainian president Zelensky confirmed liberation of Novovoskresenske, Novohryhorivka and Petropavlivka settlements.

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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.

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