Author: David Batashvili, Research Fellow at 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.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Heavy battles continued in the area of Synkivka with Russians entering the northern outskirts of this village.

Russians conducted heavy attacks east of Tarny and Yampolivka, and southwest of Dibrova.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians achieved new advance west of Bakhmut, entering the eastern part of village Khromove. Heavy fighting continued in the area of Khromove and Bohdanivka.

Heavy fighting without major changes continued in the area of Klishchiivka.

Ukrainians advanced on the northwestern outskirts of the city of Horlivka – west of the settlement of Mayorsk, and east of village Pivdenne.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Very heavy fighting continued in the area of Stepove, with Russians entering the eastern part of this village.

Heavy fighting also continued along the rest of the Avdiivka frontline.

Russians achieved advance in the southwestern part of Mar’inka, the extent of which was unclear at the time of writing.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The frontline on Avdiivka’s northern flank by the afternoon, 1 December 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Heavy fighting without major territorial changes continued on the Kopani-Novoprokopivka-Verbove line.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Fighting continued in the area of Krynky as well as at other spots of the frontline along the Ukrainian bridgehead on the eastern bank of the Dnipro River.