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Russians tried to break through Ukraine's border 7 times in 14 days

Russians tried to break through Ukraine's border 7 times in 14 days Russians tried to break through Ukraine's border 7 times in 14 days (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

Russian subversive reconnaissance groups (SRG)SRG attempted to breach Ukraine's border seven times in the past two weeks, with one of the attempts taking place near Myropillia in the Sumy region, according to the Commander of the Joint Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Serhii Naiev.

"The subversive reconnaissance groups enter from the Bryansk, Kursk, and partially from the Belgorod regions of the Russian Federation into the Chernihiv and Sumy regions, as well as in the Bohodukhiv district of the Kharkiv region. In total, the enemy made 7 attempts to enter Ukrainian territory in two weeks," he said.

In five cases, Ukrainian defenders managed to timely detect these intentions and inflict fire damage on the enemy, who, having suffered losses, retreated.

In particular, in the Myropillia region of the Sumy region, one of the SRGs attempted to cross Ukraine's state border.

"Thanks to technical means, they were timely detected, and fire damage was inflicted with mortars, artillery, and small arms," added Naiev.

Russian subversive reconnaissance groups in the Sumy region

On December 14, Russian saboteurs tried to enter the Sumy region. Ukrainian border guards engaged in a battle with the SRG.

On October 12, the occupiers' SRG tried to break through the Ukrainian border in the Sumy region and reach a critical infrastructure object. Faced with resistance, the Russians (8 individuals) withdrew with losses.

Prior to this, on October 11, the Center for National Resistance warned that special units of the main staff of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces had arrived in the Belgorod region to organize sabotage in the territory of Ukraine from the Sumy region.

The largest number of attempts by Russian SRG is recorded in the Sumy region. Due to constant shelling and attempts by enemy to break through in the Sumy region, which borders the Bryansk, Kursk, and Belgorod regions of the Russian Federation, evacuation was introduced from border towns located within a 5-kilometer zone from the border with the aggressor country.