A satellite image taken on November 1 shows troop tents amid large ground forces on the edge of the town of Yelnya, Smolensk Oblast, Russia. Photo: AFP / Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies
A satellite image taken on November 1 shows troop tents amid large ground forces on the edge of the town of Yelnya, Smolensk Oblast, Russia. Photo: AFP / Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies
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Nato monitoring ‘unusual’ Russian troop build-up near border with Ukraine

  • ‘In recent weeks, we have seen large and unusual concentrations of Russian forces close to Ukraine’s borders,’ said Nato alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg
  • Moscow has fended off accusations about a build-up in recent weeks, saying it can move troops on its own territory as it pleases

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A satellite image taken on November 1 shows troop tents amid large ground forces on the edge of the town of Yelnya, Smolensk Oblast, Russia. Photo: AFP / Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies
A satellite image taken on November 1 shows troop tents amid large ground forces on the edge of the town of Yelnya, Smolensk Oblast, Russia. Photo: AFP / Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies
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