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.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Ukrainians achieved new advance after the liberation of Robotyne, reaching Verbove from the northwestern side, and pushing forward between Verbove and Novoprokopivka.

Ukrainians also attacked between Vuhledar and the line of Pavlivka-Mykilske.

Russians retreated somewhat from their bulge between Staromaiorske and Pryyutne.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Ukrainian advance in the Robotyne-Verbove area by the afternoon, 1 September 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russian attacks towards Synkivka, Novojehorivka, and at other spots of the frontline in these areas did not result in major territorial changes.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Heavy fighting continued in Klishchiivka, and in the area south of it, particularly around Andriivka. Ukrainians achieved new advance on the southern flank of Andriivka.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Fighting in the area of Avdiivka and in Mar’inka continued without major changes.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Ukrainians continued to consolidate their bridgehead on the eastern bank of the Dnipro River west of Kozachi Laheri and north of Pidstepne.