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.


Kharkiv Area

Ukrainians pushed Russians back on the frontline near village Lyptsi.

Russians advanced a little within Vovchansk. Fighting continued within this town, east of it, and in the area of village Starytsya.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russians likely took village Ivanivka, and entered village Berestove.

To the south, they advanced in the areas west of Kolomyichykha and northwest of Novovodyane.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians entered village Bilohorivka, with the extent of their control in the village’s area unclear at the time of writing.

Heavy fighting continued on the eastern outskirts of Chasiv Yar.

Russians entered and took part of village Klishchiivka.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Russian attacks without major changes continued on the Novooleksandrivka-Sokil-Novopokrovske frontline.

To the south, Russians completed the capture of villages Umanske and Netailove.

Heavy street fighting continued in Krasnohorivka.


Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The frontline west and northwest of Avdiivka by the afternoon, 27 May 2024. All information on the maps is approximate.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Intense fighting continued within Staromaiorske and on the southern outskirts of Urozhaine, as well as in the area of Robotyne.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Ukrainians retreated from the area of Krynky to the extent unclear at the time of writing.