UncategorizedFlashback to February 25, 2022 prior to the Battle of Hostomel: Russian 11th Guards and other units with about 150 helicopters and large ground force prepare to launch invasion from Belarus 100 miles from Kyiv

Helicopters and vehicles seen via satellite at V.D. Bokov airfield near Mazyr, Belarus, on Feb. 25, 2022

One large helicopter grouping was spotted near the Belarussian town of Chojniki and contains more than 90 helicopters parked on a road with the deployment extending for more than five miles, according to Maxar’s images.

“Northeast of the town, a large deployment of ground forces with several hundred vehicles is seen in convoy position in several fields,” Maxar senior director Stephen A. Wood said in an email accompanying the images.

Another group of more than 50 helicopters, alongside support troops and equipment, was spotted roughly 40 miles away at the V.D. Bokov airfield near Mazyr, Belarus, Wood added.

This image shows some of the helicopters deployed on a road southeast of Chojniki, Belarus, on Feb. 25, 2022
An overhead view of a large deployment of equipment near the Belarussian town of Chojniki on Feb. 25, 2022

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