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.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Following the liberation of Rivnopil, Ukrainians repelled Russian counterattacks in the direction of this village, and then kept pressing toward Pryyutne and in the area west of Staromaiorske.

Ukrainians achieved some new advance toward Verbove and Robotyne, approaching the northern outskirts of the latter village.

Ukrainians continued their attacks from Pyatykhatky toward Zherebyanky, without achieving major advance.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The front south of Orikhiv by the afternoon, 30 June 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Russians launched attacks in attempt to dislodge the Ukrainian bridgehead on the eastern bank of the Dnipro River near the Antonovskyi Bridge, but failed to succeed.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Fighting in these areas did not result in major changes during the reported period.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Ukrainians continued to attack on the flanks of Bakhmut – on the Rozdolivka-Vasyukivka and Zaliznyanske-Yahidne lines, as well as toward Klishchiivka and Kurdyumivka reaching the western outskirts of the latter village.

Russians launched new attacks toward Bilohorivka, without major advance.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Mutual attacks continued at various parts of the frontline in this area. Ukrainians were revealed to have taken back most of the parts of village Pervomaiske that had been occupied by Russians during the previous months.