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A satellite image shows a Russian helicopter deployment at Donuzlav Lake in Crimea. Satellite image ©2022 Maxar Technologies
Ukraine war

Ukraine crisis: Satellite images show military buildup near borders

S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems deployed in Belarus

Nikkei staff writers | Russia & Caucasus

TOKYO -- As U.S. President Joe Biden remains convinced his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin intends to invade Ukraine, satellite images taken Friday and other days this week also show a further military buildup around Russia-Ukraine borders.

Attack helicopters have been deployed at various locations. Russia's S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems have also been deployed at a Belarusian airport.

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