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

Russians continued to attack south, west and northwest of Kreminna without major advance.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Northwest of Bakhmut, Russians reached eastern outskirts of village Orikhovo-Vasylivka, after likely capturing village Dubovo-Vasylivka. Russians advanced in the direction of Bohdanivka and Khromove without reaching these villages.

In the part of Bakhmut city east of the Bakhmutovka River, Ukrainians started to withdraw westwards, with Russians gradually advancing.

Southwest of Bakhmut, around village Ivanivske, both sides conducted attacks without major changes in territorial control.

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


Donbas Area – Southeast

North of Avdiivka, Russians attacked in the direction of Krasnohorivka and Novokalynove. Southwest of it, they attacked in the areas of Opytne and Pervomaiske. Russians were unable to achieve major advance.

Fighting without major changes continued within Mar’inka. South of it, Russians likely reached village Pobjeda.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Fighting continued in the area of Vuhledar, without major changes in territorial control.