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Russian and Belarusian troops prepare for a joint military exercise in Yelsk, Belarus, on Feb. 4. Satellite image ©2022 Maxar Technologies
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Ukraine crisis: Satellite imagery reveals growing Russian threat

Troop buildups, tanks and drills spotted in western Russia and southern Belarus

Nikkei staff writers | Europe

TOKYO -- Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are rising as Russian forces began military drills with Belarus on Thursday, while the U.S., the U.K. and Germany prepare to send additional troops to the region.

Here's a look at the latest military movements in the region, according to satellite imagery.

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