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

Ukrainians advanced a little southeast of the recently liberated Urozhaine.

After prolonged and very intense fighting, Ukrainians liberated Robotyne, and then pushed Russians back a little south, in the direction of Novoprokopivka. Ukrainians also continued to advance in the direction of Verbove.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Ukrainian advance in the Robotyne-Verbove area by the afternoon, 25 August 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russians attacked in the areas of Synkivka, Kyslivka, and a number of other parts of the frontline, without achieving major advance.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians attacked unsuccessfully north of Spirne.

Heavy fighting occurred between Zaliznyanske and Orikhivo-Vasylivka without major territorial changes.

Ukrainians pushed forward slowly within Klishchiivka and on the flanks of Andriivka.


Donbas Area – Southeast

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


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Fighting in the area continued without major changes.