The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 30th December 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Ukrainian General Staff reported shelling of Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Vilshana settlement, hinting at a presence of Ukrainian defenders nearby.
  • Ukrainian Special Detachment Kraken released a video of liberation of Novoselivske settlement. However, the footage is not recent and fits roughly to October, when we first reported an attack on Novoselivske in Summary 248. Novoselivske remains marked as contested. (source)
  • The defenders repelled Russian attacks towards Stelmakhivka, Andriivka and Makiivka.
  • Russian forces launched a counter-attack in the area of Ploschanka and managed to push out Ukrainian forces a bit away from the settlement.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • Ukrainian forces repelled a Russian attack in the area of Chervonopopivka.
  • Sporadic clashes are reported north of Dibrova.
  • Ukrainian media reported a death of Ukrainian guardsman in the vicinity of Kuzmyne settlement (near Dibrova), indicating Ukrainian forces have advanced towards the settlement.
  • Russian troops assault Ukrainian positions in the area of Bilohorivka (Luhansk O.) and Bilohorivka (Donetsk O.). They didn’t succeed.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Russian forces secured the close vicinity of Yakovlivka. Ukrainian forces retreated to more favorable positions.
  • Fighting continue in Soledar and Bakhmutske.
  • Russian forces also managed to advance closer to Klishchiivka from the eastern direction.
  • Ukrainian General Staff reported that enemy forces attempted to break through Ukrainian lines towards Ivanivske. The situation in this area is not looking good.
  • Ukrainian Terra reconnaissance unit released a footage of Ukrainian counter-attack towards Kurdyumivka. The video shows Ukrainian troops entering the settlement from the north-west side. The footage isn’t dated, but it seems to be recent. (source)

Bakhmut City

the city of Bakhmut

  • The enemy managed to advance by a few meters in the direction of Pidhorodne.
  • Fighting continues in the industry area of Bakhmut.
  • Russian sources claim that the Russian troops advanced into a forest north of the industry area. However, as there is no visual proof, it remains a rumor.
    EDIT (Dec 31): A released footage of Ukrainian mortar fire on Russian positions in the forest area confirms Russian presence there. (source)
  • Russian forces managed to capture more than a half of Opytne south of Bakhmut based on released footage. (source)

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • Russian troops attempted to break through Ukrainian lines at Vesele, Kamyanka and near Avdiivka. Neither attack was successful.
  • All available information indicate that the enemy managed to capture the south-eastern part of Vodyane.
  • Ukrainian defenders repelled an enemy attack towards Krasnohorivka.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Heavy fighting for every inch of Marinka continues.

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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