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Satellite images show build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine

Russian battle groups and vehicles parked in Yelnya, Russia, January 19.    ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian battle groups and vehicles parked in Yelnya, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian battle groups and vehicles parked in Yelnya, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Russian battle group deployments and artillery support equipment at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia January 16.   ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian battle group deployments and artillery support equipment at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia January 16. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian battle group deployments and artillery support equipment at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia January 16. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Armoured personnel carriers and trucks at Klimovo storage facility in Klimovo, Russia, January 19.    ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Armoured personnel carriers and trucks at Klimovo storage facility in Klimovo, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Armoured personnel carriers and trucks at Klimovo storage facility in Klimovo, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Tents and housing for Russian troops in Yelnya, Russia, January 19.      ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Tents and housing for Russian troops in Yelnya, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Tents and housing for Russian troops in Yelnya, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows equipment deployed to Klimovo storage facility in Klimovo, Russia, January 19. 
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A satellite image shows equipment deployed to Klimovo storage facility in Klimovo, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows equipment deployed to Klimovo storage facility in Klimovo, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A closer view of Russian tanks and artillery tents at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia, January 16.    ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A closer view of Russian tanks and artillery tents at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia, January 16. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A closer view of Russian tanks and artillery tents at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia, January 16. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows equipment deployed at Klimovo Railyard in Klimovo, Russia, January 19.  
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A satellite image shows equipment deployed at Klimovo Railyard in Klimovo, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows equipment deployed at Klimovo Railyard in Klimovo, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows Russian tanks and artillery support equipment parked in Yelnya, Russia, January 19.   ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows Russian tanks and artillery support equipment parked in Yelnya, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows Russian tanks and artillery support equipment parked in Yelnya, Russia, January 19. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows an overview of Russian deployments at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia, January 16.    ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of Russian deployments at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia, January 16. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of Russian deployments at Pogonovo training area near Voronezh, Russia, January 16. ©2022 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A Russian battle group deployment in Kursk Training Area, Russia, December 21.    ©2021 Maxar Technologies

A Russian battle group deployment in Kursk Training Area, Russia, December 21. ©2021 Maxar Technologies

A Russian battle group deployment in Kursk Training Area, Russia, December 21. ©2021 Maxar Technologies
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A Russian battle group deployment in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A Russian battle group deployment in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A Russian battle group deployment in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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An overview of a Russian brigade-level unit in Bakhchysarai, Crimea, December 13.  Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a Russian brigade-level unit in Bakhchysarai, Crimea, December 13. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a Russian brigade-level unit in Bakhchysarai, Crimea, December 13. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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An overview of a Russian battle group training in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a Russian battle group training in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a Russian battle group training in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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An overview of a Russian battle group deployment in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a Russian battle group deployment in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a Russian battle group deployment in Opuk Training Area, Crimea, December 22. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Russian armored units training in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, November 26.     Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian armored units training in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, November 26. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian armored units training in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, November 26. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A Russian battle group deployment in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A Russian battle group deployment in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A Russian battle group deployment in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A Russian battle group deployment in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A Russian battle group deployment in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A Russian battle group deployment in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Russian military deployments in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian military deployments in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian military deployments in Pogonovo Training Area near Voronezh, Russia, December 21. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Russian military deployments in Novoozernoye, Crimea, October 18.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian military deployments in Novoozernoye, Crimea, October 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Russian military deployments in Novoozernoye, Crimea, October 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows an overview of Novoozernoye, Crimea, October 18.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of Novoozernoye, Crimea, October 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of Novoozernoye, Crimea, October 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a battle group training area in Pogonovo, Russia, November 26.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battle group training area in Pogonovo, Russia, November 26. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battle group training area in Pogonovo, Russia, November 26. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a battle group training area in Pogonovo, Russia, November 26.  Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battle group training area in Pogonovo, Russia, November 26. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battle group training area in Pogonovo, Russia, November 26. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a close view of Russian deployments, in Novoozerne, Crimea, October 18.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a close view of Russian deployments, in Novoozerne, Crimea, October 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a close view of Russian deployments, in Novoozerne, Crimea, October 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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