Wagner is building a base for its fighters in Belarus


New satellite images in recent days revealed the construction of a huge military base in Belarus that includes hundreds of large tents, and sources indicate that this base will be home for Wagner Group, led by Yevgeny Prigozhin, who left Russia after a settlement followed his group rebellion attempt against the Russian government.

Analysis of the new photos, hundreds of large tents have installed at an abandoned military base in Belarus over the past five days.

Construction work reported at this abandoned base for the first time on Wednesday, and photos taken on Thursday and Friday confirm that a large military camp built from military tents.

Analysis of the images indicates that the discovered base may be home to Wagner Group fighters who given the option to move to Belarus after the failed uprising.

The images show that the observed reinforcements could fit the needs of thousands of fighters, however, the images also show that there is little activity indicating that the forces have not arrived yet.

The images reveal for the first time the details of the camp, where there are more than 250 tents arranged in rows and appear to be large enough to accommodate a few thousand people, and there are additional tents nearby, possibly support facilities.

The images also show that additional security measures have taken at the base’s main entrance gate.

According to the report, construction began at the site days after the failed rebellion against Russian President Vladimir Putin, carried out by Wagner fighters, as the site corresponds to details provided by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko regarding the place of sheltering the mercenaries.

Construction of the field camp, located about 80 miles southeast of the Belarusian capital, Minsk, appears to have completed mainly on site.

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