Photos & Videos: noticeable Russian buildup around eastern Ukraine and in Crimea

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As we mentioned in our previous article, Russian-Ukrainian tensions are high. Equipment build-up on the border of both countries has not slowed down. Below are some photos of what has been going on during the past couple of days.

Earlier on Friday, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that S-400 ‘Triumph’ long-range SAM was deployed to Crimea.

BMP-2s heading to the new Russian military base in Klintsy. Those are reinforcement far from Crimea, to the north, but a dangerous direction for Kiev.

 

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Russian 55Zh6-1 Nebo UYe / Tall Rack 3-Dimensional surveillance radar in Belbek Air Base, Crimea.

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New jets deployed at Belbek Air Base, Crimea.

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Military equipment being unloaded, Kerch Port.

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Bastion-P coastal defense system seen in Port Kavkaz, close-by Crimea.

9K33 OSA tactical SAMs being transported, Souther Crimea.


Russian BTR-80 convoy in Kerch, Crimea.

A photo taken on Wednesday in Krasnodar (southern Russia) shows Msta-S

 

 

self-propelled howitzers being moved by train.

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Other than that, there has been heavy activity of Russian Air Force heavy cargo planes, An-124 ‘Ruslan’ flying into Crimea.

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