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

Russian front around Lyman continued to collapse during the reported period.

North of Lyman, Ukrainians took Kolodyazi and Stavky, proceeding to attack the northern outskirts of Zarichne.

Southeast and northwest of Lyman, Ukrainians liberated Yampil and Drobysheve, respectively.

Altogether Russian forces in Lyman were left with a single route of retreat which was under Ukrainian fire.

Meanwhile, southeast of Kupyansk on the eastern bank of the Oskil River, Ukrainians liberated village Novoosynove.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Situation around Lyman as of the early afternoon, 30 September 2022. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians continued to attack without major advance in the area of Bakhmut and surrounding villages.


No major changes occurred in Black Sea Area, Donbas Area – SoutheastDonbas Area – South and Zaporizhzhia Area.