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 pushed a little further along the western outskirts of Verbove, widening their positions west of this village.

Russians counterattacked unsuccessfully west of Robotyne. Fighting continued between Robotyne and Novoprokopivka.

After previously entering Novomaiorske, Ukrainians retreated from the village.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russians renewed heavy attacks in the direction of Synkivka without achieving major advance.

Ukrainians counterattacked in Novoselivske, re-entering the village.


Donbas Area – Northeast

South of Bakhmut, Ukrainians completed the liberation of Klishchiivka, pushing Russians further east from this village and from Andriivka, and launching attacks in the directions of Opytne and Odradivka.

Heavy fighting continued within Kurdyumivka.


Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Klishchiivka-Andriivka frontline by the noon, 22 September 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Fighting without major changes continued within Opytne and Mar’inka.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Fighting in the area of Ukrainian bridgeheads on the eastern bank of the Dnipro River continued without major changes.