|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
Ukrainian command ordered a series of withdrawals during the reported period.
Ukrainian forces abandoned Severodonetsk retreating towards the western bank of the Siverskyi Donets River.
To the south, Ukrainians retreated from the potential area of encirclement in Hirske, Zolote and Novoivanivka.
Russians took Loskutivka and Rai-Oleksandrivka, and launched attacks towards Vovchoyarivka and the southern outskirts of Lysychansk.
In the Bakhmut-Lysychansk highway area, Russians took village Mykolaivka after more than three weeks of fighting. Ukrainians repelled Russian attacks in other spots near the highway.
In the southern end of this area, Russians took Myronivka, and entered the northern part of Klynove with fighting going on inside this village as of the time of writing. South of Klynove, Ukrainians repelled Russian attacks on Vershyna.
Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map, Bakhmut-Lysychansk area after Ukrainian withdrawal, afternoon 24 June. All information on the maps is approximate.
Donbas Area – North
Heavy fighting continued near Bohorodychne and Dolyna with Ukrainians repelling Russian attacks in this area.
Donbas Area – South and Zaporizhzhia Area
Ukrainians continued their attacks in the area of Pavlivka, liberating village Shevchenko.
Ukrainian advance near Pavlivka, 24 June
Black Sea Area
Intense fighting went on in this area with Ukrainians continuing their attacks. Their outcome, however, was covered by the fog of war as of the time of writing.
No major territorial changes occurred in Donbas Area – Southeast and Kharkiv Area.