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.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Nevske was confirmed to be under Russian control.

Fighting occurred between Kovalivka and Popivka (the latter – a village 5 kilometers southwest of Svatove).

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Frontline near Svatove, afternoon 24 October 2022. All information on the maps is approximate.


Black Sea Area

Fighting as a result of Ukrainian attacks in the direction of Mylove was reported but it was unclear whether any territorial changes occurred.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Very intense fighting continued in Bakhmut, where Ukrainians pushed Russians back a little in the city’s eastern outskirts, as well as around villages Ivanhrad and Opytne. Intense fighting also continued in Soledar.

In the northern part of the frontline in this area intense fighting occurred on the line of Shypylivka-Zolotarivka-Verkhnokamyanka-Spirne, without major territorial changes.


No major territorial changes occurred in Donbas Area – Southeast, Donbas Area – South and Zaporizhzhia Area despite continued fighting.