The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 5th January 2023 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Ukrainian defenders repelled yet another attack towards Stelmakhivka settlement
  • Clashes continue in the vicinity Ploschanka, where Russian troops attempt to push Ukrainians away from the settlement.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • The enemy conducted a recon by force near both Bilohorivka settlements, but retreated on contact.
  • Russian forces attempted to break through Ukrainian lines towards Vyimka. The attack was repelled.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • House to house fighting in Soledar persist, with neither side reporting any meaningful advances.
  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions in the area of Pidhorodne and in the direction of Krasna Hora. The situation here is complicated.
  • The enemy tried to advance near Kurdyumivka, but didn’t succeed. The situation in the area of Kurdyumivka is still covered by the fog of war, but Russian recon elements were spotted north of the town, potentially indicating that Ukrainian 3rd Assault Regiment retreated from the settlement some days ago.
  • Ukrainian forces repelled Russian attacks in the area of Mayorsk and Pivnichne (just south of Druzhba).

Bakhmut City

the city of Bakhmut

  • Heavy fighting continues in the industry area and in Opytne.

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • The enemy continues to attempt to break through Ukrainian lines north of Avdiivka, but so far without success, and attacks on Krasnohorivka and Vesele were repulsed.
  • Russian forces tried to gain new positions near Vodyane, but were repelled.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Fighting continues in Marinka.
  • Ukrainian forces also stopped an enemy attack towards Pobieda.
  • Russian troops conducted a recon by force near Novomykhailivka, but were forced to fallback.

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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