More than 1,900 people have been killed or injured in eastern Ukraine by landmines or other unexploded ordnance. This makes the region one of the most dangerous areas for civilians in the world. Euronews explored how Ukrainians are coming to terms with living next to the danger.
Strengthening military capacity is necessary, but should not be seen as the only priority of the country. The war can unite people and benefit those who are able to ride the wave of patriotism and collective emotion, but an one-dimensional take on statesmanship will soon show its limits.