Ukraine Gains U.S. Support Tackling Vast Task of Removing Landmines


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(Wall Street Journal) — Russian forces have contaminated up to 65,000 square miles of Ukrainian territory with mines, said President Volodymyr Zelensky, as the U.S. outlined support for tackling a threat it described as the biggest of its kind since World War II.

Mines and unexploded ordnance pose a growing challenge as Ukrainian troops drive Russian forces back, having reclaimed more than half the territory Moscow seized since the start of its invasion on Feb. 24.

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Published: Friday, December 9, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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