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Latest news on Sumy, a city in northeastern Ukraine, on the Psel River. It was founded as a fortress in 1652 and as a town in 1780. It is the administrative center of Sumy Oblast, Sumy Raion, and Sumy urban community.
Sumy was the site of a major battle in 2022, during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The battle lasted from 24 February to 4 April, and resulted in a Ukrainian victory. The Ukrainian forces repelled the Russian attack and inflicted heavy losses on the enemy. The battle was one of the most intense and bloody in the northeastern Ukraine offensive.