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Satellite image of Russian forces about 50 km from the Ukraine border in Soloti, western Russia, on Feb. 13. ©2022 Maxar Technologies
Ukraine war

Ukraine crisis: Satellite images show movement in Russian forces

Moscow says troops returning to base, but scale of withdrawal remains unclear

Nikkei staff writers | Russia & Caucasus

Russian military units have begun to pull back from the Ukraine border after the conclusion of exercises, the Russian Ministry of Defense said Tuesday. But without details on the scale of the withdrawal, tensions remain high.

(Photo provided by the Russian Ministry of Defense) 

A video provided by the Ministry of Defense shows tanks being loaded on to rail cars.

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