Author: David Batashvili

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.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map, the Battle of Ukraine as of the afternoon 12 August 2022. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – North

Ukrainian forces liberated village Dovhenke south of Izyum.

Fighting occurred west and northwest of Izyum without known major territorial changes.


Donbas Area – Northeast

New Russian attempts to advance towards Siversk were repelled by Ukrainians.

Fighting occurred east of Bakhmut and on the eastern outskirts of Soledar. Russians briefly entered village Yakovlivka before being pushed out by Ukrainians

At the southern end of the frontline in this area, Russians manage to enter village Zaitseve from the city of Horlivka. It was unclear at the time of writing how much of the village they had captured. Heavy fighting continued in the area of Kodema.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Heavy fighting went on in the areas of Avdiivka, Pisky and Mar’inka without major changes.


Donbas Area – South and Zaporizhzhia Area

Russians attacked towards Pavlivka without success. East of Pavlivka, village Volodymyrivka that appeared to have been taken by Russians in mid-July was reported to be under Ukrainian control.

Fighting continued north of Polohy with unclear results.


Black Sea Area

Fighting occurred in the areas of Snihurivka and Lozove without major changes.


Kharkiv Area

Russians unsuccessfully attacked in the areas of Udy and Petrivka.