Author: David Batashvili, Research Fellow at the Rondeli Foundation

This is a special issue of the Rondeli Russian Military Digest dedicated to the Russo-Ukrainian War, composed on the basis of numerous open sources.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russians attacked in the north of the frontline in this area, advancing a little in the area of villages Dvorichne and Hryanykivka.

Russian forces also launched attacks in the area of Kreminna resulting in intense fighting northwest, west and south of this city.


Donbas Area – Northeast

North of Soledar, Russians took villages Sakko i Vantsetti and Mykolaivka, attacking in the directions of Rozdolivka, Fedorivka and Vasyukivka.

Fierce battles continued for Krasna Hora. Russian forces entered the northern outskirts of Bakhmut in the triangle between Paraskoviivka, Pidhorodne and Yahidne.

Russians achieved a limited advance in the southern outskirts of Bakhmut. They also continued to push southwest of Bakhmut – towards Ivanivske, Stupochky and the road between them.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The Bakhmut front by the afternoon, 6 February 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Russians attacked unsuccessfully in Mar’inka and towards Nevelske.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Russian attempts to advance towards Vuhledar remained unsuccessful. Inconclusive fighting went on at several spots on the frontline in Zaporizhhia Oblast.