The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 15th January 2023 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

Sloboda Front

includes the area of between Oskil and Aydar river

Svatove direction

  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions in the area of Makiivka and Ploschanka. Neither attack was successful.

Siverskyi Donets

overview map of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Lysychansk vicinity

  • The enemy attempted to push Ukrainian forces away from Chervonopopivka and the recently gained positions near Kreminna. They didn’t succeed.
  • Ukrainian defenders repelled Russian attack on both Bilohorivka settlement.
  • Russian forces conducted a recon by force in the area of Verkhnokamyanske and Spirne. They retreated upon contact.
  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions in the direction of Rozdolivka, without success.

Bakhmut Front

includes the vicinity of Bakhmut

  • Wanger mercenaries managed to advance into the western outskirts of Soledar and captured Salt Mine no. 7.
  • The capture of the salt mine marks the end of the battle of Soledar for now.
  • Ukrainian forces repelled a Russian attack in Soledar and partially towards Krasna Hora. The enemy advanced and controls the area alongside railway between Krasna Hora and Soledar
  • Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions near Klishchiivka and Mayorks. Neither attack was successful.

Note: Sil is actually part of Soledar town, but given the fact that Ukrainian General Staff reports Sil and Soledar separately, I’ll keep it the same way.

Bakhmut City

the city of Bakhmut

  • The enemy advanced into the Bakhmut outskirts east of Tavr Meet Plant.
  • Russian troops also made gains in the south-eastern outskirts and reached the nearby pond.
  • The advance visually confirms that Russians fully control Ivanhrad.

Avdiivka Front

includes the vicinity of Avdiivka

  • Russians attempted to break through Ukrainian lines near Novobakhmutivka and Krasnohorivka. Both attacks were repulsed.
  • The enemy attacked Ukrainian positions near Vodyane, without success.

Donetsk Front

includes the center and southern part of Donetsk Oblast

  • Heavy fighting persist in Marinka.
  • The enemy assaulted towards Pobieda and Velyka Novosilka, but Ukrainian defenders managed to repel both attacks.

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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