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 for Synkivka, with Russians attacking but unable to achieve major advance.
Russians managed to advance a little east of Terny.
Heavy Russian attacks were launched in the forest area south and southeast of Dibrova.
Donbas Area – Northeast
Fighting continued around Spirne.
Russians entered Bohdanivka with fighting continuing within and around the village, as well as at other spots along the Bohdanivka-Andriivka line. Russians also advanced east of Ivanivske.
Donbas Area – Southeast
Very heavy battles continued in the area of Stepove and around the rest of the Avdiivka frontline.
Russians completed the capture of Mar’inka and advanced a little west of it.
Fierce fighting continued in the area of Novomykhailivka.
Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The Mar’inka frontline by the afternoon, 29 December 2023. All information on the maps is approximate.
Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South
Russians pushed Ukrainians back on the line between Robotyne and Verbove, and attacked on the front west of Robotyne.
Black Sea-Dnipro River Area
Heavy fighting without major changes continued in the area of Krynky.