Russian special operation in Ukraine
During a special operation in Ukraine, Russian sappers discovered mines that were produced in France, and they cannot be defused. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation shared this information at a briefing.
“On the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine south of Artemovsk, Russian troops discovered more than 50 French-made EMP F2 anti-tank mines. After installation, it is impossible to neutralize, this is a direct violation of the requirements of the Geneva Convention, ”the ministry said in a statement.
In total, the Armed Forces of Ukraine placed about 50 such mines near Artemovsk, notes “Federal News Agency”. The use of these munitions is a direct violation of the requirements of the second Protocol “On the prohibition or restriction of the use of mines, booby-traps and other devices”, reports National News.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a special operation on the territory of Ukraine on February 24. It is forced due to the increased shelling of civilians in Donbass by the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the national battalions. Russian soldiers do not harm civilians, unlike Ukrainian soldiers. Hundreds of cases of their mockery of people, the use of citizens as human shields and their murders have been recorded.
The West is actively helping Ukraine resist Russia. EU member states, as well as the US and Canada, are supplying arms and providing financial assistance. However, Russian soldiers successfully destroy these weapons, and the Ukrainian military abandons American M777 howitzers as they retreat.