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 repelled Russian counterattacks in the Novoprokopivka-Verbove area, and resumed their own attacks there. Fighting continued on the northern outskirts of Novoprokopivka, the western outskirts of Verbove, and between these two villages.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The southern frontline by the afternoon, 6 October 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russians renewed heavy attacks in these areas, particularly in the directions of Synkivka and Makiivka. No major territorial changes occurred.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians attacked in the area of Orikhovo-Vasylovka without achieving major advance.

Ukrainians pushed Russians back a little east of Andriivka. Heavy fighting without major changes continued within Kurdyumivka.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Fighting in the area of Avdiivka and Pervomaiske, as well as within Mar’inka, 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.