Presidentʼs Office: the Armed Forces have already de-occupied 1,534 settlements

Kostia Andreikovets

In Ukraine, as of today, October 4, 1,534 settlements in the Donetsk, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, and Kherson regions have been unoccupied.

Deputy Head of the Office of the President Kyrylo Tymoshenko stated this during the briefing.

In the liberated territories, the restoration of the work of state authorities continues — they have become operational in 1,508 settlements. 1,445 humanitarian headquarters were organized, 502 settlements were demined.

According to Tymoshenko, 933 medical institutions have resumed work in the de-occupied territories. Educational institutions resumed work in 981 settlements. Citizens receive social protection services in more than a thousand settlements. 922 settlements are provided with financial services.

  • Currently, the offensive of the armed forces continues in Kherson region and Kharkiv region. At least four settlements were liberated on October 4.
  • The Russian media "Agentstvo" drew attention to the maps of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, shown during the briefing on October 4. They show that the Russian troops in the north of the Kherson region retreated approximately 30 km. In fact, the Russian agency recognized a large retreat. The maps also show that the occupiers have been knocked out from almost the entire Kharkiv region.