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 – North and Oskil River Area

Ukrainians continued to broaden the territory under their control east of the Oskil River, this time after crossing the river east of Dvorichna.

Northwest of Lyman, Ukrainians attacked successfully, liberating Rubtsi and Lozove, advancing towards Karpivka, and entering Drobusheve.

Ukrainians also entered Lyman with fighting taking place within the city.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The Lyman frontline as of the morning 23 September 2022. All information on the maps is approximate.


Black Sea Area

Heavy fighting without major changes continued in this area during the reported period.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Village Spirne was confirmed to have been liberated by Ukrainians. Ukrainian attacks continued in the northern and Russian ones in the central and southern parts of the frontline in this area.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Fighting without major changes continued in the areas of Pisky, Mar’inka and Novomykhailivka.


Donbas Area – South and Zaporizhzhia Area

Fighting without major changes occurred north of Tokmak and Polohy.