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.


Belgorod Area

Anti-Kremlin regime Russian military forces attacked south of Shebekino, taking over part of town Novaya Tavolzhanka. Fighting continued within the town as of the time of writing.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Fighting with unclear results at the time of writing occurred in the areas around Dvorichna and Kuzemivka.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Fighting continued on the flanks of Bakhmut, with Ukrainians likely advancing a little southwest and northwest of the city.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Ukrainians launched counterattacks toward Vodyane southwest of Avdiivka.

Ukrainians also counterattacked south of Mar’inka while Russians continued to attack within this town.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Ukrainians launched attacks at various spots of the frontline in these areas on 4 June.

They attacked south of Vuhledar, as well as east of this town, likely advancing a little toward Volodymyrivka.

To the west, Ukrainians attacked in a number of places on the front between Levadne and Novodonetske, achieving some advance and possibly taking villages Neskuchne and Novodarivka.

Further west, Ukrainians launched attacks southeast of Mala Tokmachka.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South by the afternoon, 5 June 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.