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 …

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 …

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 …