Auhor: 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

Russians attacked in the areas of Kyslivka, Makiivka, Terny and Dibrova, without major territorial changes.

Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians once again approached village Bilohorivka at the northern end of the frontline in this area.

East of Rozdolivka, Russians took village Vesele or most of it.

Heavy fighting without major changes continued on the Bohdanivka-Khromove-Ivanivske line, as well as north of Klishchiivka. Ukrainians repelled new Russian attacks toward Andriivka.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The frontline west of Bakhmut by the afternoon, 19 January 2024. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Ukrainians continued to repel Russian attacks in the area of Stepove.

North of Avdiivka, Russians advanced in the direction of the town’s northern outskirts.

Russians continued heavy attacks toward Avdiivka from the northeastern and southeastern directions.

Russians continued to attack from Mar’inka toward village Heorhiivka.

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

Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Fighting on the Robotyne-Verbove frontline continued without major changes.

Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Russians continued to attack Ukrainians in Krynky without success.