Ukraine farmers surrounded by risks, from mines to logistics

Ukrainian farmer Valerii Shkuropat checks ammunition shells on April 25 found on his farm in Ivanivka, Kherson region. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

POTIOMKYNE, Ukraine — A grassy lane rutted with tire tracks leads to Volodymyr Zaiets’ farm in southern Ukraine. He is careful, driving only within those shallow grooves — veering away might cost him his life in the field dotted with explosive mines.