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Satellite images show new Russian deployments near Ukraine

A motorized rifle battalion in a convoy, near Soloti, Russia, February 20. There have been multiple new field deployments of armored equipment and troops in Russia near the border with Ukraine amid fears of an invasion, according to satellite imagery provided from U.S. company Maxar on Sunday (February 20).  

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A motorized rifle battalion in a convoy, near Soloti, Russia, February 20. There have been multiple new field deployments of armored equipment and troops in Russia near the border with Ukraine amid fears of an invasion, according to satellite imagery...more

A motorized rifle battalion in a convoy, near Soloti, Russia, February 20. There have been multiple new field deployments of armored equipment and troops in Russia near the border with Ukraine amid fears of an invasion, according to satellite imagery provided from U.S. company Maxar on Sunday (February 20). Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows an armor battalion heading south, in Soloti, Russia, February 20.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an armor battalion heading south, in Soloti, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an armor battalion heading south, in Soloti, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows an overview of battle group deployments in field, near Valuyki, Russia, February 20. The images show new deployments of Russian military units in forests, farms, and industrial areas as little as 9 miles from the border with Ukraine.   



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A satellite image shows an overview of battle group deployments in field, near Valuyki, Russia, February 20. The images show new deployments of Russian military units in forests, farms, and industrial areas as little as 9 miles from the border with...more

A satellite image shows an overview of battle group deployments in field, near Valuyki, Russia, February 20. The images show new deployments of Russian military units in forests, farms, and industrial areas as little as 9 miles from the border with Ukraine. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows deployment along a tree line, near Belgorod, Russia February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows deployment along a tree line, near Belgorod, Russia February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows deployment along a tree line, near Belgorod, Russia February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A battle group departing, in Soloti, Russia, February 20.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A battle group departing, in Soloti, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A battle group departing, in Soloti, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Aadditional armor and equipment deployed along a tree line, near Valuyki, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Aadditional armor and equipment deployed along a tree line, near Valuyki, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Aadditional armor and equipment deployed along a tree line, near Valuyki, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a closer view of a helicopter deployment, in Valuyki, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a closer view of a helicopter deployment, in Valuyki, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a closer view of a helicopter deployment, in Valuyki, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows deployment in an industrial area, near Belgorod, Russia, February 20. "This new activity represents a change in the pattern of the previously observed deployments of battle groups (tanks, armoured personnel carriers, artillery and support equipment)," Maxar said in a release on Sunday.  

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A satellite image shows deployment in an industrial area, near Belgorod, Russia, February 20. "This new activity represents a change in the pattern of the previously observed deployments of battle groups (tanks, armoured personnel carriers, artillery...more

A satellite image shows deployment in an industrial area, near Belgorod, Russia, February 20. "This new activity represents a change in the pattern of the previously observed deployments of battle groups (tanks, armoured personnel carriers, artillery and support equipment)," Maxar said in a release on Sunday. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a battle group deployment, near Belgorod, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battle group deployment, near Belgorod, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battle group deployment, near Belgorod, Russia, February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a close up of armor and equipment along a tree line, near Valuyki, Russia February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a close up of armor and equipment along a tree line, near Valuyki, Russia February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a close up of armor and equipment along a tree line, near Valuyki, Russia February 20. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows an overview of a new deployment, east of Valuyki, Russia, February 19. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of a new deployment, east of Valuyki, Russia, February 19. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of a new deployment, east of Valuyki, Russia, February 19. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows an overview of helicopter deployments at Valuyki, Russia, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of helicopter deployments at Valuyki, Russia, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows an overview of helicopter deployments at Valuyki, Russia, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a view of the S-400 air defence unit at the Luninets airfield, in Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a view of the S-400 air defence unit at the Luninets airfield, in Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a view of the S-400 air defence unit at the Luninets airfield, in Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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An overview of a helicopter deployments near Lake Donuzlav, in Crimea, Ukraine, February 18.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a helicopter deployments near Lake Donuzlav, in Crimea, Ukraine, February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

An overview of a helicopter deployments near Lake Donuzlav, in Crimea, Ukraine, February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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New helicopter deployments near Lake Donuzlav in Crimea, Ukraine February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

New helicopter deployments near Lake Donuzlav in Crimea, Ukraine February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

New helicopter deployments near Lake Donuzlav in Crimea, Ukraine February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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New helicopter deployment, at Lida airfield in Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

New helicopter deployment, at Lida airfield in Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

New helicopter deployment, at Lida airfield in Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows su25 ground attack aircraft, at Luninets air field in Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows su25 ground attack aircraft, at Luninets air field in Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows su25 ground attack aircraft, at Luninets air field in Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows su25 aircraft deployments, in Millerovo, Russia, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows su25 aircraft deployments, in Millerovo, Russia, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows su25 aircraft deployments, in Millerovo, Russia, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows new helicopter and su25 aircraft deployments, in Millerovo, Russia, February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows new helicopter and su25 aircraft deployments, in Millerovo, Russia, February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows new helicopter and su25 aircraft deployments, in Millerovo, Russia, February 18. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows attack helicopter deployments at Zyabrovka airfield in Belarus, February 15.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows attack helicopter deployments at Zyabrovka airfield in Belarus, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows attack helicopter deployments at Zyabrovka airfield in Belarus, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Troops, equipment and field hospital at Osipovichi training area, Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Troops, equipment and field hospital at Osipovichi training area, Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Troops, equipment and field hospital at Osipovichi training area, Belarus, February 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a military convoy westbound from Rechitsa, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a military convoy westbound from Rechitsa, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a military convoy westbound from Rechitsa, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows departed troops and equipment at Zyabrovka airfield, Belarus, February 15.  
  Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows departed troops and equipment at Zyabrovka airfield, Belarus, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows departed troops and equipment at Zyabrovka airfield, Belarus, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows a battalion-sized unit in a convoy near Filativka training area, Crimea, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battalion-sized unit in a convoy near Filativka training area, Crimea, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a battalion-sized unit in a convoy near Filativka training area, Crimea, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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New attack helicopters deployed at Zyabrovka airfield, Belarus, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

New attack helicopters deployed at Zyabrovka airfield, Belarus, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

New attack helicopters deployed at Zyabrovka airfield, Belarus, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A largely empty deployment areas near Rechitsa, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A largely empty deployment areas near Rechitsa, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A largely empty deployment areas near Rechitsa, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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Armored vehicles and equipment at a railyard near Brest, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Armored vehicles and equipment at a railyard near Brest, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Armored vehicles and equipment at a railyard near Brest, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows self-propelled artillery remain in the Brestsky training area near Brest, Belarus, February 16.   Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows self-propelled artillery remain in the Brestsky training area near Brest, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows self-propelled artillery remain in the Brestsky training area near Brest, Belarus, February 16. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image shows continuing deployments at the Novoozernoye garrison, Crimea, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows continuing deployments at the Novoozernoye garrison, Crimea, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows continuing deployments at the Novoozernoye garrison, Crimea, February 15. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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