There is no doubt that the Ukraine is a mine and UXO affected country.1 This fact is well known but still not recognized by the international mine action (MA) community. Perhaps the biggest issue is that the Ukrainian government has not acknowledged this national challenge, and consequently, international assistance has not been given.
"Ukrainian Mine Action,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 6
, Article 6.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol6/iss1/6