The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 20th December 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Ukrainian defenders repelled Russian attacks towards Stelmakhivka, Makiivka and in the area of Chervonopopivka.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • The enemy attempted to advance in the area of Serebryanske sawmill.
  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Bilohorivka and Verkhnokamyanske, but didn’t succeed.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Clashes continue in Soledar and Bakhmut.
  • Russian troops attempted to break through Ukrainian lines near Pidhorodne, without success.
  • Ukrainian defenders repelled attacks in the vicinity of Andriivka and Kurdyumivka.

Bakhmut City NEW

the city of Bakhmut

  • Ukrainian 46th Airmobile Brigade conducted a counter-attack and regained Ukrainian positions on the eastern outskirts of Bakhmut. (source)
  • Heavy fighting rages on the eastern, south-eastern outskirts of Bakhmut and in Opytne, which remains contested.
  • Ukrainian President Zelensky visited Bakhmut on December 20 and met with Ukrainian troops defending the town. (source)

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • The enemy attempts to bypass Ukrainian defense positions at east of Avdiivka and attacked towards Oleksandropil and Krasnohorivka. Both attacks were repelled.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Heavy fighting continues in Marinka, the enemy reportedly managed to advance by a few meters again.
  • Ukrainian defenders repulsed yet another series of attacks in the area of Pobieda and Novomykhailivka settlements.

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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