Ukrainian Farmer Comes up With Novel Way to Demine His Fields


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(Reuters) "HRAKOVE, Ukraine, May 2 (Reuters) - A Ukrainian farmer has come up with a novel way to remove mines left in his fields after Russia's invasion -- he's kitted out his tractor with protective panels stripped from Russian tanks and operates it by remote control.

After Russian forces were driven back from parts of eastern Ukraine by a Ukrainian counteroffensive last year, mines remained in many fields, making it perilous for farmers to sow grain for the next harvest."

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Published: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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