|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.
Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South
Heavy fighting continued in the area south of Velyka Novosilka. Ukrainians advanced a little southwest of Makarivka and north of Staromaiorske.
Southeast from Orikhiv, Ukrainians were noted to be in control of Novopokrovka with Russians counterattacking and fighting going in the southeast of this village.
Heavy combat was taking place north of Robotyne with Ukrainians slowly advancing towards the village.
Following the liberation of Pyatykhatky, Russians launched series of counterattacks on this village resulting in heavy fighting, but were repulsed.
Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The front south of Velyka Novosilka by the afternoon, 23 June 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.
Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North
Russians launched attacks south, west and northwest of Kreminna. No major territorial changes occurred as of the time of writing.
Donbas Area – Northeast
Fighting without major changes continued on the both flanks of Bakhmut, as well as north of the city on the Vasyukivka-Yakovlivka line.
Donbas Area – Southeast
Russians tried to attack towards Avdiivka from the northeast, and in the area of Mar’inka, without achieving major advance. Northeast of Mar’inka, Ukrainians pushed Russians back a little between Krasnohorivka and Staromykhailivka.