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Russian forces attacked six communities near the Sumy Oblast border on Feb. 24, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported via Telegram.

The attacks caused nearly 200 explosions throughout the day, which marked the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

The communities of Krasnopillia, Bilopillia, Myropillia, Velyka Pysarivka, Khotin, and Nova Sloboda came under fire in 20 separate attacks. No casualties or damage to local infrastructure were reported.

Bilopillia experienced the heaviest assault, logging 145 explosions in 24 hours. Russian forces assailed the small border settlement with artillery, drones, mortar, and multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS).

Residents who live near the Sumy Oblast border endure constant shelling from nearby Russian forces. The Russian military has targeted the region since Ukrainian troops liberated parts of the region in April 2022.

After 2 years of Russia’s full-scale war, Ukraine keeps fighting
Exactly two years ago, on Feb. 24, 2022, Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the largest military attack in Europe since World War II. This day in 2022 also marked a turning point in a decade of ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine that started with the illegal annexation of
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