PM Shmyhal: Russia has created world's largest mine field in Ukraine

PM Shmyhal: Russia has created world's largest mine field in Ukraine

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The full-scale war unleashed by Russia has led to the creation of a 250,000-square-kilometer mine field in Ukraine.

"It's currently the largest mine field in the world. It's not only making it difficult for people to travel, but also causing major disruptions in farming, which is one of our main industries," Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal told South Korean Yonhap News Agency in an interview.

As noted, 250,000 sq km is a territory larger than not only the entire Korean Peninsula (around 221,000 sq km) but also Romania (around 238,000 sq km) and Britain (around 244,000 sq km).

As reported, the Russian military is setting up minefields in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine without any markings on the terrain, posing a mortal danger to people. Only in the last few days, a 65-year-old man died in Kharkiv region and a couple died in Kherson region driving over Russian mines.

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