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

Fighting on the frontline southwest and northwest of Kreminna remained without major changes in territorial control.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Within Bakhmut city, Russians managed to advance, establishing control over large part of the city’s center.

Russians were unable to advance within and around Orikhovo-Vasylivka, or in the areas of Khromove and Ivanivske.

New Russian attempts to advance towards Siversk from the south by attacking in the direction of villages Rozdolivka and Vesele were unsuccessful.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The Bakhmut city front by the afternoon, 10 April 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Russians continued to attack on the northern and southern flanks of Avdiivka, without achieving major advance.

Heavy street fighting continued in Mar’inka, with Russians maintaining stubborn attempts to advance within the town. South of Mar’inka, Ukrainians pushed Russians back a little east of village Pobjeda.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

No major maneuver combat was noted in these areas during the reported period