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Another 15 train cars transporting Russian soldiers arrived in Belarus

Friday, 6 January 2023, 19:17
Another 15 train cars transporting Russian soldiers arrived in Belarus

About 800 Russian soldiers arrived in Belarus inside 15 train cars on the night of 5-6 January. The Russian Federation has also sent three more trains loaded with equipment and personnel to Belarus during the past day.

Source: Belaruski Hajun [an independent Belarusian military monitoring media outlet]

Details: According to the sources of the monitoring group, a train consisting of 15 passenger cars passed through the Smolensk station (Russia) towards Belarus at 02:10 Minsk time. The train may have arrived in Orsha or Vitebsk (northeast Belarus). About 800 personnel from the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation were travelling in the train cars. After stopping in the Vitebsk Oblast, the train may have continued moving to Brest Oblast (Belarus), possibly to Baranovichi district.


Three Russian trains have also arrived in Baranovichi in the past day.

Sources of Belaruski Hajun claim that a train arrived at Polonka railway station in Baranovichi district of Brest Oblast at 07:30, consisting of about 30 platform cars loaded with equipment on wheels, four covered cars and two passenger cars carrying personnel. The vehicles that have been sighted included Urals, KamAZs, armoured personnel carriers and fuel trucks.

This train left as early as 3 January from the railway station in Voronezh Oblast in Russia, which is located on the border with Luhansk Oblast of Ukraine.


Another train carrying equipment of the Russian Armed Forces is also known to have arrived at the Slonim railway station in Grodno Oblast (Belarus) on the morning of 6 January. The train included about 27 platform cars carrying equipment on wheels and on tracks.

A train that arrived in Baranovichi was also spotted. The equipment that was sighted included about 43 pieces of KamAZs and Urals, BAZ-6306, 5 fuel trucks, 2 ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft automatic cannons, mobile kitchens and water barrels. Many trucks have the identifying symbol ‘Z’.

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