One week after President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia introduced a partial withdrawal of troops from the border with Ukraine, newly launched satellite images show a unique actuality. In addition to redeployments in the Belgorod-Valuyki area in western Russia, the place there was loads of military exercise over current days, new military actions proceed to emerge in Belarus.
A satellite picture collected by Maxar Technologies on Tuesday morning exhibits a brand new deployment, more than likely Russian, at an airfield in the village of Velikii Bokov in Belarus. The web site is 25 miles from the Ukrainian border, and about 110 miles north of Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv.
A Times evaluation of prior satellite imagery from that location discovered that it had been lively solely since mid-Feburary; a video posted on Feb. 14 confirmed military gas tanks heading towards the airfield. Tuesday’s imagery exhibits that greater than 100 automobiles and dozens of tents have arrived.
Some of the places in Belarus and western Russia are probably supposed as assist websites for fight models in case of a Russian assault on Ukraine.
In Belgorod, a brand new subject hospital has been arrange over the final week at a military garrison 25 miles from the border.