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

Russians attacked in Kyslivka taking this village or most of it, and launching attacks toward Kotlyarivka.

They also attacked toward Makiivka without major advance.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Heavy fighting without major changes continued on the eastern outskirts of Chasiv Tar, in Ivanivske, north of Klishchiivka and east of Andriivka. Ukrainians counterattacked southeast of Ivanivske, advancing a little in the direction of Bakhmut.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Russians took more than half of village Novokalynove, and entered village Keramik where heavy fighting continued as of the time of writing.

Russians took most of Ocheretyne, and proceeded to attack in the northwestern direction from it.

They also took villages Novobakhmutivka and Soloviove, and approached Novopokrovske with fighting taking place near the village’s outskirts.

To the south, Russians completed the capture of Berdychi and Semenivka. Further south, they entered Umanske and Netailove with fighting taking placed within these villages.

South of Pervomaiske and in the direction of Nevelske, Russians attacked without major advance.

Russians advanced in southern Krasnohiorivka. Heavy fighting within the town continued.

At the southern end of the frontline in this area, Russians completed the capture of Novomykhailivka.


Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The frontline northwest of Avdiivka by the afternoon, 29 April 2024. All information on the maps is approximate.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Russian attacks in the areas of Urozhaine and Verbove-Robotyne continued without major advance.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Ukrainians broadened their control a little in the area of Krynky and in the Dnipro River delta.