Allegations of Russian Use of Landmines in Ukraine: ICBL Update
The ICBL calls on Russia and Ukraine, as well as States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty, to make further efforts to clarify the situation, in order to make a definitive determination about whether antipersonnel mines have been used.
As of now, there has not yet been confirmation of use of antipersonnel mines in Crimea, while indicators point more toward use of antivehicle mines. Ukraine has accused Russian forces of laying antipersonnel mines, but has not been able to identify the types or provide photographic or other tangible evidence. Russia has denied use of antipersonnel mines, indicating only