The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 4th December 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).


The hottest points on the front remain the area around Bakhmut and Avdiivka. It’s clear, just by looking on the maps, that the enemy attempts to encircle Bakhmut and Avdiivka, the two Ukrainian strongholds in Donbas. Both sides have relocated some of its forces from Kherson to these areas, signaling the fight is far from over.

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Russian troops managed to enter Novoselivske settlement. The situation is fluid and fighting is ongoing for every square of the settlement.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Ukrainian defenders repelled a Russian attack towards Yakovlivka.
  • Heavy fighting continues in Soledar, Bakhmutske and towards Bakhmut and Opytne.
  • The enemy also attempts to break through south of Bakhmut towards the west. Fighting is reported from the vicinity of Klishchiivka, Andriivka and Kurdyumivka.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

Lysychansk direction

  • The enemy attempted to regain lost positions in the area of Ploschanka and Chervonopopivka settlements, without success.
  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions near Bilohorivka in Luhansk Oblast. The attack was repelled.
  • Russian troops tried to advance in the vicinity of Bilohorivka and Berestove in Donetsk Oblast. Neither attempt was successful.

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • The enemy attempted to break through Ukrainian lines north of Avdiivka, in the area of Krasnohorivka and Vesele. Neither attempt was successful. The defense of said towns is crucial for the defense of Avdiivka.
  • Ukrainian forces repelled a Russian attacks in the area of Vodyane, Pervomaiske and Nevelske.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Heavy fighting remains active in Marinka.
  • Ukrainian defenders repelled yet another attack towards Novomykhailivka.

Zaporizhzhia Front

includes the Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

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

Kalanchak Front

includes the left bank of Dnipro river south of Kherson and Kakhovka

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

Full map

The full overview map of current situation.


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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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