Contents tagged with Sumy

  • Stalled in Donetsk, Russia shifts military focus to Kharkiv and Sumy

    For several months, Russian troops have struggled to achieve Putin’s objective of capturing the Donetsk region. In light of this, an operation was devised to shift focus towards Kharkiv, with an additional focus on Sumy, a top Ukrainian military official has revealed.

    In a broadcast on FREEDOM TV, General Mykola Malomuzh, who led Ukraine’s Foreign Intelligence Service from 2005 to 2010, said the Russian armed forces are forming new attack groups in the north to distract and weaken Ukrainian …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces preparing for Russian offensive in Sumy region

    Sumy Region is likely to become a battlefield once again in the near future, said Lieutenant Andrii Kovalenko, head of the Centre for Countering Disinformation at Ukraine's Security Council.

    "Sumy Region. Defence forces are ready. It is important for you to know this," Kovalenko wrote. A few hours later, he elaborated, saying that similar to the situation in Kharkiv, this concerns a border military operation by the Russian army.

    "There are no significant troop formations on the Kharkiv and …

  • Russian sabotage and reconnaissance group tries to break through the Ukrainian border in Sumy region

    On Saturday, February 3, a Russian reconnaissance and sabotage group attempted to cross the Ukrainian border in the Sumy region, reported the Commander of the Ukrainian Joint Group of Forces, Lieutenant General Serhiy Naiev, on his Telegram channel.

    "In the direction of Sumy, members of the Territorial Defence Forces, who are defending the Northern operational zone, thwarted yet another attempt by an enemy reconnaissance and sabotage group to cross Ukraine's state border," stated Serhiy Naiev. …

  • Russian forces attack border city of Sumy for first time in weeks

    The region around the northeastern Ukrainian city of Sumy has come under sustained attack by Russian forces after more than a month of relative calm, according to the head of the Sumy Regional Military Administration, Dmytro Zhyvytskyy.

    “This morning started with missile strikes,” Zhyvytskyy said during a news conference. “This was a massive airstrike.”

    He noted that Russian forces had been shelling Sumy oblast from Russian territory since early morning.

    "About five hits near the village of …