The occupying units are forced to retreat farther and farther.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine are developing a counteroffensive in different sectors of the front, in particular in the east of the country, while the Russian occupation army is forced to retreat farther and farther.
The main results of the hostilities during the day on October 3 were reported in Military Land.
The Ukrainian military liberated Petropavlivka, east of Kupyansk, from Russian invaders. In addition, the Armed Forces of Ukraine advanced north along the Oskil river and liberated Borova and nearby Shiyivka.
According to preliminary information, the occupying army left its positions along the Oskil river, and retreated towards Svatove south of Kupyansk.
Fighting continues near Soledar and Bakhmut. The invaders tried to move closer to Bakhmut, but were defeated. The Defense Forces also repelled Russian attacks in the direction of Vesela Dolyna, Otradivka, and Zaitseve.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian invaders fired on Ukrainian positions in the area of Novosadovske and Terny, therefore, probably, both settlements are under the control of Ukraine.
At the same time, the Defense Forces are approaching Kreminna, where the Russian occupiers from Lyman have crossed.
In the Donetsk region, Ukrainian forces repelled the attacks of Russian invaders in the direction of Pershomaiske and Nevelske.