Russian Land Mines Disguised as Toys Target the Children of Ukraine


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(National Review – Mitzi Perdue ) Recently, I was in the back seat of a police van next to Irina Pryanishnikova, a tall, slender, dark-haired officer of the Kyiv regional police. We were on our way to a Christmas party put on by the police for children at a nearby orphanage. She pulled out her phone and started scrolling through images, showing me photos of dolls, teddy bears, and soda cans. Each of these is a land mine designed to look like a toy or a commonly used item.

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Published: Monday, February 20, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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