Author: David Batashvili

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

Intense fighting without major territorial changes occurred west of Hryanykivka, as well as west and south of Kreminna.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians took villages Berkhivka and Yahidne northwest of Bakhmut, as well as the northern end of Bakhmut city itself. Further northwest, they continued attacks towards villages Zaliznyanske, Orikhovo-Vasylivka and Dubovo-Vasylivka.

Russians also made advances in eastern Bakhmut, decreasing the territory under Ukrainian control east of the Bakhmutovka River.

The Russian forces also achieved limited advances in the southern Bakhmut city. Fierce battles occurred in the area of Ivaninske with the two sides attacking and counterattacking one another.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The Bakhmut front by the afternoon, 27 February 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Russians continued to attack without major advance north of Avdiivka, and southwest of it in the area of Pervomaiske and Nevelske.

Street fighting continued in Mar’inka. South of it, Russians attacked in the direction of village Pobjeda but were unable to reach it.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Russians remained unable to improve their situation in the area of Vuhledar.

Fighting without major changes occurred in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.