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Zelenskyy says Russian forces are boobytrapping homes in Ukraine | USA TODAY


Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russian forces retreating from their positions around Kyiv are boobytrapping streets and civilian homes.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russia is leaving a treacherous landscape in its wake as the invading forces retreat from around Kyiv, boobytrapping streets and civilian homes. “They are mining the whole territory, they are mining homes, mining equipment, even the bodies of people who were killed,” Zelenskyy said in a video address late Friday.

Zelenskyy urged residents to wait to resume their normal lives until landmines could be cleared and the danger of more shelling has passed. As talks between the nations resumed Friday, some Russian forces continued pulling away from the Ukraine capital, though Ukrainian and Western officials have warned the move is likely not a signal that the war will wind down. Rather, Russian forces are likely resupplying, they have said.

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