The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 18th December 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • The enemy attacked Ukrainian positions near Stelmakhivka and Ploschanka, without success.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • Another Russian attempt to regain lost positions in the area of Chervonopopivka was repulsed.
  • The defenders repelled a Russian attack in the vicinity of Serebryanske sawmill, Bilohorivka and Verkhnokamyanske.
  • Russian forces tried to break through Ukrainian lines in the direction of Vyimka and Vesele settlements. Both attacks were repelled.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Russian forces tried to advance and reach the outskirts of Klishchiivka, but the attack was repulsed.
  • The enemy attacks in the vicinity of Andriivka and Zelenopillya were successfully repelled.
  • Ukrainian troops counter-attacked near Ozaryanivka after a precision artillery fire targeting Russian positions, and recaptured the fortified positions near the settlement.

Bakhmut City NEW

the city of Bakhmut

  • Fighting continues in the industry area, south-eastern outskirts and on the southern outskirts of Opytne.

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • Russian attempt to seize new positions in the area of Pervomaiske and Nevelske ended without success.
  • Ukrainian troops repelled a Russian attack towards Krasnohorivka.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Fighting continues in Marinka.
  • The enemy attempted to advance towards Pobieda, but didn’t succeed.
  • Russian attack in the area of Novomykhailivka was repelled.

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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