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Russia withdrawing, Ukrainian official fears 'city of death'

Nov. 10, 2022 17:18 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia said it began withdrawing troops from a strategic Ukrainian city Thursday, creating a potential turning point in the grinding war, while a Ukrainian official warned that Russian land mines could render Kherson a “city of death.” Ukrainian officials...

Cambodia to send deminers to help train Ukrainians

Nov. 02, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has agreed to send deminers to help train Ukrainians in clearing land mines planted by Russian forces during their invasion, the Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday. Hun Sen made the commitment to send trainers, in...

Ukrainian deminers remove deadly threats to civilians

Oct. 15, 2022 03:25 AM EDT

HRAKOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Beside an abandoned Russian military camp in eastern Ukraine, the body of a man lay decomposing in the grass — a civilian who had fallen victim to a tripwire land mine set by retreating Russian forces. Nearby, a group of Ukrainian deminers with the...