WARNING footage shows more than 200 Russian tanks and missile launchers rolling towards the Ukrainian border.
It came earlier today big Bang shook the eastern region of the rebels.
Fears of an impending invasion are growing amid rising tensions in the region.
Disturbing footage shared on social media shows military vehicles passing through Bershakovo, about 6 kilometers from the border.
Ten explosions were heard during shelling across Donetsk while shelling was reported across the region.
Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and loud explosions were heard throughout the Donbas.
At least one car bomb was detonated east of the city of Donetsk overnight.
According to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), 591 ceasefire violations and 553 explosions were recorded in Donetsk and 975 ceasefire violations and 860 explosions in Luhansk.
It took place earlier today, the President of Russia oversaw strategic nuclear exercises involving launch hypersonic ballistic missile and other weapons.
Two ballistic missiles were launched – one from a site in northwestern Russia and the second from a submarine in the Barents Sea – and hit targets thousands of miles away, according to the Kremlin. .
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The exercises include launches from ships, submarines and fighter jets as well as from land.
The Kremlin has denied the war games marked a military escalation and insisted they were part of regular training.
Putin is expected to deploy a force of up to 200,000 soldiers, backed by tanks, artillery and armored vehicles on the edge of the former Soviet state.
He is reported plans to drop a 44-ton “Father Of All Bombs” bomb– is said to have been used in Syria – as part of his “shock and awe” campaign.
The bomb will be dropped to mark the start of the war and break Ukrainians’ morale, it was announced.
NATO had previously warned Putin to be ready for an all-out attack against Ukraine, with its chief Jens Stoltenberg saying: “Every indication is that Russia is planning an all-out attack against Ukraine.
“We all agree that the risk of an attack is very high.”
The prime minister also warned Putin that he faced decades of “bloodshed and suffering” if his army invaded Ukraine.
Meanwhile, US President Biden said he was convinced that Mr. Putin had decided to invade Ukraine.
Biden said the invasion would come within the next week or days – but left the door open for a diplomatic solution.
“Russia has a choice between war and all the suffering it will bring or diplomacy that will create a future for all,” Biden said at the White House on Friday.
Western intelligence officials have repeatedly suggested that Vlad may be using a “false flag” – an attack or threat staged to give them an excuse to invade.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17709282/video-russian-tanks-ukraine-border-explosions-east/ New video shows more than 200 Russian tanks and missile launchers rolling towards Ukraine’s border as explosions blast off rock held by rebels in the east