MYSTERIOUS symbols have been discovered painted on Russian tanks, armored cars and planes.
Several theories about the meaning of the symbols have now been shared amid fears that Russia is planning another major attack on Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv.
show satellite images Russian Tanks and other vehicles en route to Kyiv, while other aerial photos appear to show military equipment stationed outside the capital.
The pictures of Maxar monitoring that invasion were recorded from the start near Antonov Airport, just a few kilometers from the city.
Now, two weeks into the war, experts believe they have cracked the code symbols used by the Russians.
Their vehicles are believed to have been marked for Russian and Belarusian military exercises for identification prior to the invasion of Ukraine.
Recently, shocking videos and images have shown hundreds of tanks attacking Ukrainian cities with the letter X on the side.
The x symbol means they have on board elite Chechen special forces, nicknamed “the Hunters”.
The Kremlin claims that everyone in Putin’s deadly special forces has previously committed crimes.
It was reported that each soldier was allegedly given a “pack of cards” with photos of senior Ukrainian officials and security guards whom Moscow wants dead.
Military vehicles with the letter A are also a similar type of Russian elite special forces.
These soldiers are a permanent part of the Russian military, performing missions in both wartime and peacetime.
Meanwhile, tanks, cars, and planes displaying a “V” symbol mean their operators are from the Russian Navy.
And experts say that if tanks with the letter O arrive in Ukraine, it means that Belarusian troops have entered the fighting.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry “Z” symbol means “for victory”.
However, a military source in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv told The Sun that the The Z symbol is most helpful in avoiding friendly fire.
The marking prevents Russian forces from attacking their own vehicles, but also allows opposing forces to identify them.
There is a risk of confusion as Ukrainian tanks look very similar, especially from the air.
Other experts claim that the Z symbolizes the vehicles are ready to attack.
The British Ministry of Defense is saying today that Russia is likely to want to resume its offensive in Kyiv in the coming days.
The huge column was first seen on February 28 after coming to a standstill on the main road heading south into the capital after being hit by breakdowns, fuel shortages and supply problems.
It originally started in Belarus and made its way south towards Kyiv via the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Since then, however, the armed forces have been bogged down by reports of food, fuel and equipment shortages.
But new satellite images taken on Thursday after cloud cover broke show commanders moving again, breaking up the column, which had become vulnerable to Ukrainian counterattacks.
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