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In Ukraine, crop fields riddled with landmines put farmers' lives at risk

A poster reading 'Stop! Mines!' stands at a verge near the city of Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. (Dmitry Lovetsky/AP)
A poster reading 'Stop! Mines!' stands at a verge near the city of Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. (Dmitry Lovetsky/AP)

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Major General James Cowan, CEO of The HALO Trust, the world’s largest landmine clearance charity. He just returned from a trip to Ukraine where he spoke with farmers about the risks posed by landmines.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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