Clearing Landmines From Ukraine Will Be a Huge Task (But It Can Be Done)


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(The National) The Ukrainian government has been managing risks associated with unexploded ordnance since the First and Second World Wars, but the current full-scale invasion has brought a whole new level of complexity, according to the UN.

Since February last year, more than 30 per cent of Ukraine (more than 175,000 square kilometres – about the size of the US state of Florida) has been “exposed to severe conflict and will require expensive and extensive clearing operations”.

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Published: Friday, August 11, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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