Ukrainian officials inspect mine removal equipment in Japan

Ukrainian government officials on Tuesday inspected land mine removal equipment displayed at an educational facility in Hokuto, Yamanashi Prefecture. Ukraine needs about 60 land mine removal machines and hopes to gain Japan’s assistance, said Stanislav Kulykivsky, head of the international Read More …

Cambodia, Japan provide tech training for Ukrainian deminers

Japan’s foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said his government will continue contributing to the reconstruction of Ukraine through demining cooperation with Cambodia and other countries. Hayashi made the remarks as the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) held a January 20 closing Read More …

Ukraine: Landmine explosion injures 4, including baby, in Mykolaiv Oblast

Hanna Zamazieieva, head of the Mykolaiv Oblast Council, reported on Jan. 21 that a car hit a landmine in the village of Liubomyrivka in Mykolaiv Oblast. According to her, four people were injured, including a three-week-old baby. She urged residents Read More …

Moldova: Approximately 80 kg of explosives in missile debris found in Briceni district

There are about 80 kilograms of explosive material in the remnants of a missile detected on Saturday, January 14, in the area of the Larga border sector, Briceni district, say representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI), urging people Read More …

Ukraine: Explosions reported in Berdiansk, occupation government official’s car allegedly blown up

Three powerful explosions were reported on Jan. 13 near an air base in Russian-occupied Berdiansk, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Viktoria Halitsina, head of the city military administration, told Suspilne television. A fire broke out at the site of the explosions, she said. Read More …

Turkey ‘is sending cluster bombs to Ukraine’ as it treads a tightrope in relations with Russia

Turkey is sending Ukraine US-designed cluster bombs after Kyiv was denied the weapons by Washington, it is claimed. American and European officials have told Foreign Policy that Ankara is supplying Ukraine with the potent – but controversial – artillery-fired weapon, Read More …

Thornhill landmine clearing charity receives Scottish Government backing for Ukraine work

A Thornhill-based landmine clearing charity has been given Scottish Government funding to continue its work in Ukraine. The Halo Trust is working in the war-torn country to remove explosives left behind by Russia’s invasion and has been handed £300,000 from Read More …

Ukraine: Three emergency services workers killed while demining Kherson rehion

Three Ukrainian emergency services workers were killed on Saturday when a mine exploded while they were demining parts of the Kherson region, said the emergency service of another region, in which they served. “All three selflessly served in the emergency Read More …

Ukraine: Official in Russian-controlled Kherson region killed in car bomb attack

A local official in a part of Ukraine’s southern Kherson region controlled by Russian forces was killed on Thursday in a car bomb attack, the Russian-installed local administration said. It blamed the death of Andrei Shtepa on “Ukrainian terrorists”. There Read More …

Cambodia preparing to train Ukrainian deminers in Phnom Penh

Cambodia will provide training and share demining experiences with 15 deminers and officials from Ukraine next month in Phnom Penh, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The ministry revealed the plan in a December 15 press Read More …