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New Russian Deployments of Armored Equipment and Troops Near Ukraine

Images on Sunday showed most of the combat units and support equipment at Soloti had departed.
A satellite image shows an overview of helicopter deployments at Valuyki, Russia February 15, 2022. Picture taken February 15, 2022. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
A satellite image shows an overview of helicopter deployments at Valuyki, Russia February 15, 2022. Picture taken February 15, 2022. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Satellite images show multiple new field deployments of armored equipment and troops from Russian garrisons near the border with Ukraine, a private U.S. company said on Sunday, in what its director said indicated increased military readiness.

The new activity comes as Russia extended military drills in Belarus that were due to end on Sunday, heightening fears among Western powers over an imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The images released by U.S.-based Maxar Technologies, which has been tracking the buildup of Russian forces for weeks, could not be independently verified by Reuters.

“This new activity represents a change in the pattern of the previously observed deployments of battle groups (tanks, armored personnel carriers, artillery and support equipment),” Maxar said in a release on Sunday.

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