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.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Fighting resumed between Vuhledar and Pavlivka-Mykilske, with Ukrainians on the attack.

Ukrainians liberated Staromaiorske, and then repelled numerous Russian counterattacks on this village. Ukrainians also entered Urozhaine, were heavy street fighting continued at the time of writing. Ukrainian attacks continued in the area of Pryyutne.

Ukrainians advanced east of Robotyne, between this village and Verbove. Fighting also continued on the northern outskirts of Robotyne.

Fighting without major changes continued on the line of Zherebyanky-Kamyanske.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

In the north, Russians launched attacks toward Synkivka without achieving major advance.

West of Kuzemivka, Russians took village Novoselivske after prolonged fighting.

Russians also attacked westward from Raihorodka and Kovalivka, taking village Serhiivka as a result. Villages Nadiya and Novojehorivka, initially also taken by Russians, were then retaken by Ukrainians.

West and south of Kreminna fighting remained intense but did not result in major territorial changes.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Very heavy fighting continued on the line of Klishchiivka-Andriivka-Kurdyumivka, including within these villages, with Ukrainians achieving new limited advance.

North of Bakhmut, fighting continued without major changes.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The frontline south of Bakhmut by the afternoon, 10 August 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Fighting in the area of Avdiivka and in Mar’inka continued without major changes.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

During the reported period, Ukrainians managed to widen their bridgehead on the eastern bank of the Dnipro River near the Antonovskyi Bridge. They also established another bridgehead to the southwest, in the area between Kherson and Oleshky.

Fighting was also reported west of village Kozachi Laheri, with the status of possible territorial changes there unclear at the time of writing.