Author: David Batashvili, Research Fellow at 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.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Heavy battles continued in the area of Synkivka, on the eastern outskirts of Kyslivka, and along the Kyslivka-Berestove frontline.

Russians continued to attack in the direction of Terny.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Heavy Russian attacks went on in the areas of Bilohorivka and Spirne, as well as in the direction of Ivanivske and Klishchiivka.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Russians advanced into Avdiivka from the north attacking toward the defenders’ main line of communication running along the northwestern boundary of the town.

Very heavy fighting with mutual attacks continued in the southern part of the town.

Northwest of Mar’inka Russians advanced a little more in the direction of village Heorhiivka.

Russians entered eastern and northeastern outskirts of village Novomykhailivka with heavy fighting continuing in the area.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The Avdiivka frontline by the afternoon, 9 February 2024. All information on the maps is approximate.



Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Russians unsuccessfully attacked south of Robotyne.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Ukrainians widened their bridgehead in village Krynky a little.