Glasnost Gone is a superb blog. Bravo to the courageous writer and editor for telling the truth!!
The conflict area in Eastern Ukraine, is said to be “one of the most mine-contaminated places on earth.” With larger mines designed to stop tanks and vehicles, anti-personnel mines and improvised explosive devices planted to kill infantry, that’s certainly the case.
latest Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Report lists from April 2014 – Nov 15th 2017 – 91 boys and 47 girls have been killed, with many more injured.
With mines and explosives used by both sides, the front line is an extremely dangerous place for everyone, but especially so for children. Over two hundred thousand live on and near the front line. Schools along the 457 km conflict-line regularly suffer damage from shelling and as the header picture shows, bullets even reach their play grounds (Teacher in Government held Avdiivka holds up shrapnel and bullets found in the playground).
Mine awareness class in Ukraine…
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