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

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Ukrainian General Staff reported a repelled Russian attack near of Masyutivka, indicating there’s still a Russian presence in the area.
  • The enemy attempted to gain full control over Novoselivske settlement, but didn’t succeed.
  • Ukrainian General Staff mentioned a repulsed attack in the area of Pidkuichansk, hinting at Ukrainian advance towards the settlement.
  • Ukrainian Border Guards released a video of shelling Russian positions in Karmazynivka. It seems Ukrainian troops were forced to retreat across the Zherebets river. (source)
  • The defenders repelled Russian attacks in the vicinity of Stelmakhivka and Ploschanka.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • Ukrainian forces repelled yet another attack in the area of Chervonopopivka settlement.
  • Ukrainian troops managed to advance in the Serebryansky forest towards Kreminna. (source)
  • Ukrainian General Staff reported a repelled Russian attack in the vicinity of Dibrova, hinting at Ukrainian presence and advance towards the settlement.
  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions at Bilohorivka and near Verkhnokamyanske, without success.
  • The enemy attempted to advance in the area of Berestove and towards Vesele. Both attacks were repelled.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Russian troops tried to advance from the direction of Yakovlivka, but were unable to gain new grounds.
  • Fighting continues in Soledar and Bakhmutske.
  • Based on released footage by Russian state TV, the enemy is in full control of Andriivka settlement. (source)
  • Russian attacks near Kurdyumivka and Ozarianivka were repulsed.

Bakhmut City

the city of Bakhmut

  • There is a confirmed Ukrainian presence at a nearby radio tower east of Bakhmut. (source)
  • Heavy clashes continue in Opytne. Elements of 53rd Mechanized Brigade have arrived to the area to reinforce the defense. (source)

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • Another Russian assault towards Krasnohorivka was repelled.
  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions in the area of Vodyane and Nevelske. Neither attack succeeded.
  • Ukrainian forces managed to repulse a Russian attack towards Nevelske.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Russian troops conducted a recon by force near Niu-York, but retreated after a brief skirmish.
  • Heavy fighting continues in Marinka.
  • Ukrainian defenders repelled the enemy attacks towards Novomykhailivka and Preschystivka.

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.

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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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