To get the idea of how VSU and Nazis were preparing for the last 8 years. I am sure, though, many browsers will provide translation. Look at concrete fortified positions, look how they are near civilian buildings, homes.
These are LDNR forces.
These are Russian VDV.
The issue of biological weapons IS NOT going anywhere, Russians are making sure it is not going anywhere. Russian forces, through rear and logistical services, are provided with high calorie high protein diet.
As it is well known in military--a huge part of morale of troops rests with their stomachs. You need to eat, a lot. And it seems that supplies are plentiful. Taking shower in the field is a huge deal. All this is available to Russian Army.