Author: David Batashvili, Research Fellow at the 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

Intense fighting continued along the frontline with the two sides exchanging attacks and counterattacks as Ukrainians kept up their efforts to gradually advance on Svatove.

Ukrainians likely liberated Novoselivske (near Kuzemivka), northwest of Svatove.


Donbas Area – Northeast

Russians conducted attacks on numerous sections of the frontline in this area, from Bilohorivka in the north to Mayorsk (near Horlivka) in the south without achieving advance.


Donbas Area – Southeast

Southwest of Avdiivka, Russians entered the southeastern outskirts of village Vodyane and reached village Opytne.

Heavy battles continued in Mar’inka.

Static shot from the Russo-Ukrainian War interactive map. Frontline around Avdiivka, noon 1 November 2022. All information on the maps is approximate.


Donbas Area – South and Zaporizhzhia Area

Village Yehorivka, previously retaken by Ukrainians, was noted to be back under the Russian control. Russians attacked north of it towards Pavlivka with the resulting heavy fighting around Pavlivka’s southern outskirts.