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

Fighting without major changes continued in the areas of Hlyboke, Starytsya-Buhruvatka and Hatyshche.

Heavy street fighting continued in Vovchansk, where Ukrainians pushed Russians back a little in the northern and northeastern parts of the town.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. The frontline in the area of Vovchansk by 26 June 2024. All information on the maps is approximate.


Svatove-Starobilsk Area and Donbas Area – North

Russians advanced a little east of Synkivka.

Fighting without major changes continued along the rest of the frontline in these areas.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Fighting continued in Rozdolivka, as well as in Kalinivka and on the eastern outskirts of Chasiv Yar.

Russians attacked west of Horlivka, reaching eastern outskirts of Pivnichne.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Heavy fighting continued in Sokil and its area, with Russians advancing a little north of this village. Russians also continued to attack in the direction of Novoselivka Persha.

Russians advanced in Karlivka. Fighting continued in this village and its area.

Heavy street fighting continued in Krasnohorivka.

At the southern edge of this area, Russians advanced north of Volodymyrivka.


Zaporizhzhia Area and Donbas Area – South

Fighting continued in the area of Staromaiorske and Urozhaine, with Russians slowly pushing within the latter village.

Fighting continued in the area of Robotyne, with Russians likely controlling this village or most of it.


Black Sea-Dnipro River Area

Fighting in the area continued without major territorial changes during the reported period. Krynky had likely been abandoned by Ukrainians at some point during the previous few weeks.