Over 120 people wounded by Lepestok in Donetsk People’s Republic

  More than 120 people, including 10 children, received various injuries after stepping on Lepestok anti-personnel landmines in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), acting DPR head Denis Pushilin told TASS on Saturday. The latest incident involving a Lepestok anti-personnel landmine Read More …

Ukraine: Banned Landmines Harm Civilians

Ukraine should investigate its military’s apparent use of thousands of rocket-fired antipersonnel landmines in and around the eastern city of Izium when Russian forces occupied the area, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch documented numerous cases in which Read More …

Human Rights Watch urges investigation of alleged use of land mines by Ukraine

A human rights group says it has documented “numerous cases” of Ukrainian forces firing land mines into territory that was controlled at the time by Russia. In a new report, Human Rights Watch suggests that Ukraine scattered so-called petal mines Read More …

Ukraine accused of using controversial ‘butterfly’ mines against Russia

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) recently accused the Ukrainian Armed Forces of planting PFM-1s, also known as butterfly mines, throughout residential areas of Russian-controlled Donbas. The Russian MFA also claimed that “the use of butterfly mines goes against Read More …

Ukraine: Russian troops use Uran-6 robot to clear PFM-1 “Lepestok” anti-personnel mines scattered in Donetsk city

Russian troops use Uran-6 unmanned ground vehicle to clear PFM-1 “Lepestok”/”Petal” anti-personnel landmines scattered around Donetsk city and surrounding areas. According to local reports several rockets with PFM-1 landmines were fired at Donetsk city which resulted in wide area contamination Read More …

Banned Butterfly Mines Dropped In Ukraine That Children Can Mistake For Toys

A former war correspondent has shared chilling insight to the so-called ‘butterfly’ mines reportedly being used by Russian troops in Ukraine. After Vladimir Putin sent Russian forces across the border on February 24, Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova shared the news Read More …