Hidden in the Grass: Russia’s Trip Wires and Landmines


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(New York Times) "With a practiced calm, a Ukrainian de-mining expert gingerly pushed aside stalks of dry grass, revealing a lethal surprise — a hand grenade rigged to a trip wire, waiting for someone to heedlessly step on it.

The discovery, near the Ukrainian town of Lyman, was just one small development in a wider cat-and-mouse struggle between mining and de-mining teams that is becoming a pivotal element in Russia’s war in Ukraine…"

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Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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