Ukraine: Mine clearance was suspended at one district in Luhansk region until March next year

Mine clearance in Popasnyansky district began in September Specialists stopped the clearance of territories from explosive objects in the Popasnyansky district of the Luhansk region, which began in September.  The press center of the State Emergency Service reports. “At the end of November, Read More …

Ukraine: First stage of mine clearance completed in Luhansk region

Chairman of Luhansk Regional Military and Civil Administration Vitaliy Komarnytskiy has said the first stage of a mine clearance operation in the region has been completed. Demining teams of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine have cleared about 44 hectares Read More …

There’s only one way to tackle Ukraine’s infestation of mines … slowly

“I am not afraid,” says 80 year-old Lidiya Korolyova as she walks across a snow-covered field to check on a suspicious object. It might be a landmine, lying in wait among the trees not far from her village of Ozerne Read More …