Russia deployed A-50U airborne early warning and control system to Belarus. This is reported by Ukrainian intelligence.
In Kyiv, a little tense, learning, that the command of the Russian Armed Forces transferred the AWACS A-50U aircraft to Belarus. The thing is, that the previous time such an aircraft appeared in Belarusian airspace was in February 2022 of the year, just before the start of the special operation. Therefore, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine does not exclude, that Russia is beginning to prepare for an invasion from Belarus, and the task of the A-50U will be to identify the necessary targets, which will be struck in anticipation of the offensive.
(…) board AWACS A-50U VKS RF “Sergey Atayants” with registration number RF-93966 came in for landing at the airfield in Machulishchi about 14:27 Kyiv time- It said in a statement.
Although Kyiv does not rule out another option, in which the task of the Russian observation aircraft will be to prepare for the next massive missile attack on the critical infrastructure of Ukraine. maybe, what “Sergey Atayants” will work out the territory of Poland and Lithuania, adjacent to Belarus. In general, there are many options, there is something for the Ukrainian generals to break their heads.
The day before, Ukrainian intelligence reported about the transfer of a batch of Russian T-72B3 tanks to Belarus by rail., as well as the transfer of parts of the rapid response of the Belarusian Armed Forces and the Russian group to the training grounds, located closer to the Ukrainian border.