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Exclusive: Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border | Reuters
An excavator is seen at a construction site for Russia's new military base near the Russian-Ukrainian border in the village of Soloti, southeast of Belgorod, Russia, September 7, 2015. REUTERS/Anton Zverev

Exclusive: Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border | Reuters

Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kiev.

The base, when completed, will even have its own swimming pool, skating rink and barber shop, according to public documents.

 

Source: Exclusive: Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border | Reuters