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

Intense fighting continued near the northwestern outskirts of Verbove as well as north and east of Novoprokopivka.

Ukrainians launched attacks in the Novodonetske-Novomaiorske area. Fighting also continued on the front south of Vuhledar.

Ukrainians renewed their attacks west of Pyatykhatky.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The southern front by the afternoon, 8 September 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russians attacked heavily in the area of Novojehorivka, but were repelled by Ukrainians.

Russians also attacked without advance in the areas of Synkivka and Kyslivka.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Ukrainians achieved new advance in Klishchiivka, taking over the central part of the village.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Ukrainians attacked south of Avdiivka in the direction of the Donetsk Airport.

In Mar’inka heavy fighting continued without major changes.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Fighting in the area of Ukrainian bridgeheads on the eastern bank of the Dnipro River continued without major changes.