War in Ukraine: Tracking the fighting with satellites

From The Economist.

With Ukraine’s counter-offensive shrouded in secrecy and Russian-controlled territory impenetrable, can satellite data help you see into a war zone? The Economist’s Senior data journalist, Sondre Ulvund Solstad, breaks down how he uses fires to track the fighting.

00:51 – Our model explained
02:28 – Ukraine Fire Tracker

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How satellite data reveals the vast extent of fighting: https://econ.st/46dsY5G

Satellite data shows Ukraine’s forces are testing Russia’s defences: https://econ.st/3CCOSlk

Ukrainian advances on Donetsk and Zaporizhia can be seen from space: https://econ.st/3CBoE2E