Video Shows Tanks Belonging to Russian-Backed Fighters Moving Toward Donetsk

May 5, 2015

The video shows a convoy containing several armored vehicles, tanks, and supply vehicles. We have confirmed that the video was taken in Makeyevka (Makiivka). Using Yandex Maps, we can determine that the video was taken roughly here. Yandex is not detailed enough to match the angles exactly, and there is significantly more vegetation in the Yandex view, but as we see from the comparisons of the pictures below, the location is definitely Makeyevka: