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A huge Russian military convoy near Kiev | War in Ukraine

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This airport is, since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the scene of violent clashes, the army of Vladimir Putin trying to seize this strategic infrastructure for the capture of the capital.

In the convoy captured by satellite image, which stretches for about 64 kilometers, some vehicles are sometimes very distant from each other, and on other portions the military equipment is positioned two or three abreastadds Maxar.

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Images of the convoy show dozens and dozens of vehicles lined up one behind another on roads in the Ukrainian countryside, with some smoke nearby, traces of building fires, according to the company.

The American company is also broadcasting images showing new deployments of troops – attack helicopters and ground vehicles – in Belarus, less than thirty kilometers from the border with Ukraine.

Since the start of the Russian offensive on Thursday, Ukrainian forces have so far defended access to central Kiev from Russian forces whose advance remains slow down on the fifth day of the invasion and who gather around the capital.

According to two sources interviewed by AFP on Monday, one diplomatic and the other security, Moscow is preparing to launch a new military push imminently.

On Monday, the main Russian column advancing towards the Ukrainian capital progressed about 5 km and is atkm”,”text”:”some 25km”}}’>some 25 km city, a senior US defense official said earlier in the day.

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