One tweep described the area littered with armor:#Russia Army base in #Komsomolske, #Donetsk Region, #Ukraine pic.twitter.com/5eiDQEX6J5 https://t.co/PDIuqJtA4U @worldonalert— Ukraine@war (@DajeyPetros) May 4, 2015
.@Katz_741: "All woodlines in #Komsomolske-#Telmanove look like this" =huge concentration of Russian armor pic.twitter.com/WjfhMKIo3i @loogunda— Ukraine@war (@DajeyPetros) May 4, 2015
Now the Russian news agency published photos of trainings that can be located there too (Thansk to @GorseFires).
Link to the photos.
Some of the photos:
As can be seen it is in and near a quarry.
This Panoramio photo is from the quarry near Komsomolske. It can be linked to one of the photos like this:
It is hard to exactly tell how many vehicles are located between Komsomolske and Telmanove, but there are a lot and they are getting trained.
They could be used to force a breakthrough south of Volnovakha and north of Mariupol, as to bypass Mariupol and surround it in the next offensive.
This video show a large scale Russian Hybrid Army exercise at another location in Donbas, Ukraine:Plenty more photos of Russian Ground Forces training in Donetsk region, Ukraine May 2015 https://t.co/iBPa8erdFo pic.twitter.com/u5DpvhOSaW— GorseFires Collectif (@GorseFires) May 17, 2015
And another one at yet another location:
@DajeyPetros The large volume of photos/video of Russian ground forces (incl DPR/LPR) training in May means only one thing: preparations.— GorseFires Collectif (@GorseFires) May 17, 2015