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A warning sign that reads "Dangerous! Mines!" placed near destroyed houses during a de-mining operation in the village of Hrakove, Kharkiv Oblast, on April 18, 2023. Photo for illustrative purposes. (Sergey Bobok/AFP via Getty Images)
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Two energy workers and an elderly man were injured by explosive ordnances in Chernihiv and Kharkiv oblasts, regional authorities reported early on April 15.

Nearly one-third of Ukraine's territory, approximately 174,000 square kilometers, has been mined since Russia began its all-out war against the country, threatening thousands of people with deaths or injuries, according to Ukrainian officials.

Two energy workers repairing electrical networks in Chernihiv Oblast’s settlement close to the border with Russia were wounded when their car hit an explosive device, Governor Viacheslav Chaus said on Telegram.

A 64-year-old man was injured when he stepped on an explosive device in the village of Martove near Chuhuiv in Kharkiv Oblast, according to Governor Oleh Syniehubov.

The Economy Ministry said on April 4 that mine-related explosions have killed almost 300 civilians and injured 665 others in Ukraine.

Russia is covering Ukraine with landmines. Clearing them will be extremely difficult
In March 2022 right after the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion, a cell phone video apparently taken by a Russian soldier captured two “Zemledeliye” mobile mine-laying systems thought to be stationed in Kharkiv Oblast. Positioned against a drab backdrop of what was once farmland, the “Zemledeli…
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