On October 2, a group of Ukrainian troops waited for orders to fire outside Bakhmut, Donetsk region.

(Associated Press)

[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] The war between Russia and Ukraine entered its 223rd day today (4th). According to various sources, the Ukrainian army continued to recover lost ground in the east and south of Ukraine, and the defeated Russian army was still trying to restore the decline.

According to multiple Twitter messages, the Ukrainian army successfully recaptured Starosillya, Velyka Oleksandrivka and Davy in Kherson Oblast. The three settlements of Davydiv Brid are gradually pushing the front to Kherson, the capital.

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The leader of the pro-Russian militia in Ukraine, Igor Strelkov, also admitted on Telegram that the Russian army had abandoned Davydivbrid, but he explained that the current Russian army is obviously to shrink the line of defense, and at least Consolidate the Berislav and Nova Kakhovka dams.

On the Kharkiv front, after the Ukrainian army recaptured the strategic locations of Izium and Lyman, it also marched along the eastern bank of the Oskil River today and recovered. East New Platoniv (Novoplatonivka), Boguslavka (Bohuslavka), Borivsika Andriivka (Borivska Andriivka) 3 villages.

The Institute for the Study of War, an American think tank, mentioned in its war report yesterday (3) that although Russia deployed the elite 144th Guards of the 20th Army in Kharkiv and Kherson respectively The 144th Motorized Rifle Division and the 76th Guards Air Assault Division of the Russian Airborne Corps (VDV) were unable to stop the Ukrainian counterattack, and the front line was still losing ground.

The War Institute therefore pointed out that the current situation is in line with their expectations that as the war continues, even the most elite Russian troops will gradually "de-escalate".

Military blogger Rybar says Russian forces are "regrouping" again, this time on the Kherson front

"It's not entirely clear where the new line of contact will be. We assume ???????? forces will now take up positions along the Kostromka-Borozenske-Mylove line" https://t.co/Qdi7NJILrj pic.twitter.com/IDxGt7UjTa

— Francis Scarr (@francis_scarr) October 4, 2022

The Ukrainian flag flies again over the village of Davydiv Brid, Kherson region.

The Ukrainian marines are confidently advancing towards the Black Sea

????: 35th Marine Brigade. pic.twitter.com/HBi4P7aKrh

— Defense of Ukraine (@DefenceU) October 4, 2022

Located in the dashed blue circle. pic.twitter.com/FAtf7drQJl

— NOËL ???????? (@NOELreports) October 4, 2022

More footage from Bohuslavka in Kharkiv region ????????? pic.twitter.com/A9TqhyG6S1

— ТРУХА⚡️English (@TpyxaNews) October 4, 2022

The Ukrainian army continued to counterattack to recover the lost land, and 6 villages and cities were recovered in this day.

(Excerpted from the UK Ministry of Defense Twitter)

In Kherson Oblast, the Ukrainian army successfully recaptured Old Syllia, Great Alexandrivka, and Davydivbrid (in the red box in the picture).

(taken from Google Map)

In the Kharkov region, after the Ukrainian army recovered Izyum in early September (red circle on the left), it recaptured three villages on the other side of the Oskir River today (red box on the right).

(taken from Google Map)