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.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Heavy battles continued within Severodonetsk with none of the two sides making new major progress during the reported period.

Southeast of Severodonetsk, Russians took villages Metolkine and Voronove.

To the south, Russians achieved a limited advance east from the recently taken Komyshuvakha increasing the danger of encirclement for the Ukrainian forces defending the area of Zolote and Katerynivka.

Southeast of Bakhmut, Russian forces entered the village of Roty.

Continued Russian efforts to cut the Bakhmut-Lysychansk highway as well as to advance on Lysychansk from the southeast were unsuccessful.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map, Donbas Area – Northeast as of the afternoon 10 June. All information on the maps is approximate.

The area of Zolote and Katerynivka, 10 June


Donbas Area – North

Russians took the town of Sviatohirsk thus completing the capture of the northern bank of the Siverskyi Donets River to the north of Slovyansk.

Russian forces also advanced in the area west of the town of Bohorodychne reaching village Dolyna and commencing fighting near its northern outskirts.


Black Sea Area

Fighting continued at various spots of the Kherson frontline. Ukrainians achieved a new limited advance in its northeastern section, in the area of village Lyubymivka.


No major territorial changes occurred in Donbas Area – Southeast, Donbas Area – SouthZaporizhzhia Area and Kharkiv Area.