Russia makes marginal gains near Kreminna and Bakhmut — ISW
Russian troops have recently confirmed advances in the area of Kreminna and Bakhmut. The invaders have also resumed an offensive using armored vehicles near Serebryanske forestry
The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) writes, that geolocation footage released on January 15 shows that Russian forces have advanced north of Dibrova near Kreminna.
Russian and Ukrainian sources said that positional fighting continued near Sinkivka, Petropavlivka, Makiivka, Ploschanka, Terny, Torske, Yampolivka and near Serebryanske Forestry and Dibrova.
Russian milbloggers, citing alleged unspecified Ukrainian sources, claimed that Russian forces advanced near Makiivka up to 2.2 kilometers in width and up 1.7 kilometers in depth, although ISW has not observed visual evidence supporting this claim,” the report reads.
In addition, Russian troops have resumed "active offensive actions" using armored vehicles in the Serebryansky Forestry area after a break of significant activity in the area.
In contrast, Russia recently made minor gains near Bakhmut. Geolocation footage released on January 15 shows that Russian forces have recently made some progress north of Klishchiivka.
Russian and Ukrainian sources claimed that positional fighting took place near Vesele, Verkhnyokamianske, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, and Andriivka.