A new Russian Army camp was set up in the Voronezh region bordering Ukraine, @CITeam_en reports. High-resolution satellite imagery obtained by Visual Investigations indeed reveals hundreds of military vehicles at recently formed staging areas. 🛰️📸: @Maxar citeam.org/ru-military-ca… High-resolution satellite imagery, courtesy of Maxar TechnolHigh-resolution satellite imagery, courtesy of Maxar TechnolHigh-resolution satellite imagery, courtesy of Maxar Technol
While the Russian Ministry of Defense did announce military exercises along the border, these satellite images of the known Pogonovo training ground are worth pointing out amid heightened tensions between Russia and and Ukraine.
An Iskander is among the military vehicles deployed to Voronezh, Janes has established. While their analyst believes the troop movements are not offensive in its nature, the sighting of this short-range ballistic missile system is “significant,” he says.
Alongside the Iskander, which likely belongs to the 119 Missile Brigade, @JanesINTEL has identified an influx of Central Military District troops to Vorenezh:

‣ 74th and 35th Motorized Brigades
‣ 120th Artillery Brigade
‣ 6th Tank Regiment

“While Russia’s intentions are still unclear, this movement stands out as possibly the largest unannounced movement of troops since Russia’s invasion of Crimea and eastern Ukraine in 2015.” See also: meduza.io/en/feature/202…

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