The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 12th December 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).


Russian forces launched a break through attempt in the south, but Ukrainian defenders were ready to meet them and successfully repulsed the attempt. The situation in the area of Bakhmut remains complicated. We shall see if and how the incoming Ukrainian reinforcements can change it.

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Ukrainian forces repelled a Russian attack in the area of Stelmakhivka.
  • Clashes continue in the area of Novoselivske settlements, but neither side made any meaningful advance.
  • Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions near Andriivka, but the attack was repelled.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Ukrainian Army recently rotated the troops in this area. You can read more about it on our site here.
  • Fighting continues in Soledar, Bakhmutske and towards Pidhorne and Bakhmut.
  • A railway bridge was blown up north of Bakhmut, blocking the M-03 highway. It’s unclear which side did it.
  • Russian forces managed to enter the southern outskirts of Opytne.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • Ukrainian forces repelled a Russian attack towards Makiivka.
  • The enemy attempted to regain lost positions near of Chervonopopivka and Zhytlivka. The report indicates Ukrainian forces are in the vicinity of both settlements, not only Chervonopopivka.
  • Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in the area of Serebryanske sawmill.
  • The attacks of Russians towards Bilohorivka (Luhansk O.), Verkhnyokamyanske and near Bilohorivka (Donetsk O.) were repelled by the defenders.

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • Russian troops attack Ukrainian positions near Krasnohorivka, without success.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Russian attack towards Yurivka right next to Niu-York was repelled.
  • Heavy fighting ongoing in Marinka, the enemy attempts to reach the town center.
  • Yet another assault towards Novomykhailivka was repulsed.
  • Russian forces attempted to break through Ukrainian lines south of Velyka Novosilka and advance further north. They didn’t succeed, suffered losses and retreated.

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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