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.


Kharkiv Area

Mutual attacks and counterattacks occurred both in Vovchansk and on the frontline between Hlyboke and Lyptsi. In Vovchansk, Ukrainians pushed Russians back, reclaiming some parts of the town.


Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The frontline in Vovchansk by 4 June 2024. All information on the maps is approximate.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Fighting continued within village Berestove. Russians attacked in the direction of Stelmakhivka. Overall, fighting in the areas continued without major territorial changes.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Previous reports regarding Russians entering village Bilohorivka proved false. Fighting around the village continued without major territorial changes.

Heavy fighting continued on the outskirts of Chasiv Yar. Russians advanced within village Kalinivka and southwest of Ivanivske. The latter village likely was captured by Russians completely.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Russians advanced a little east of villages Novooleksandrivka and Sokil.

Russians advanced west of Umanske, and west of Netailove reaching the eastern outskirts of Karlivka.

Heavy fighting continued in Krasnohorivka with Russians gaining some new ground within the town.

Between Novomykhailivka and Kostyantynivka, Russians took village Paraskoviivka or most of it.

To the south, Russians attacked from Solodke toward Vodyane, advancing a little.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Russians advanced within Staromaiorske. In Urozhaine heavy fighting continued without major territorial changes.

Fighting continued in the area of Robotyne. Russians launched attacks in the Nesteryanka-Shcherbaky area without major advance.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Fighting was taking place on the Dnipro River delta islands.