The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 9th January 2023 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • The enemy probed a Ukrainian defense in the vicinity of Stelmakhivka and Makiivka and retreated to its original positions.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • Russian forces attempted to push Ukrainians out of the vicinity of Chervonopopivka, but didn’t succeed.
  • Given a recently released footage, it seems Ukrainian troops entered Dibrova and the settlement is contested at minimum.
  • Ukrainian defenders repelled Russian attacks on Bilohorivka (Luhansk O.) and Rozdolivka.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Heavy fighting continues in Soledar.
  • Ukrainian journalist Yuriy Butusov said the enemy managed to advance and gained fire control over the main supply line to Soledar.
  • Soledar is defended by 46th Airmobile Brigade, and elements of Ukrainian Border Guards, SSO and 17th Tank Brigade.
  • The enemy attempted to advance in the area of Krasna Hora, and advanced by a few meters. The direct attack on the settlement was however repelled.
  • Russian forces tried to gain full control over Pidhorodne, but so far we lack any evidence if they were successful or not.
  • Russian troops assault Ukrainian positions near Klishchiivka, but are unable to advance due to favorable Ukrainian positions in the vicinity.
  • The enemy conducted a recon by force in the direction of Zalizne and retreated upon contact.

Bakhmut City

the city of Bakhmut

  • Russian forces advanced in the forest north of the industry area and reached a complex of buildings there.
  • Given the Russian advance in the forest, the nearby radio tower is likely under their control as well.

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • Ukrainian forces repelled Russian attacks in the area of Vodyane and Pervomaiske.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Russian forces attempted to advance towards Krasnohorivka, but were denied and retreated.
  • Fighting persist in Marinka, without much change on the ground.
  • The enemy tried to break through towards Pobieda, but was again repelled.
  • Russian attack towards Novomykhailivka was also repulsed.

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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