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Russia Denies Its Widespread Use of Cluster Munitions

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Remnants of dozens of Smerch and Uragan cluster munition rockets collected by Ukraine’s State Emergency Service from Kharkiv in April 2022.
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There has been strong global media interest in the latest annual report on cluster munitions, “Cluster Munition Monitor 2023,” which Human Rights Watch helped produce.

Russia’s state-controlled media – propaganda outlets for the government – have covered it, too, which may seem surprising until you look at the Russian coverage. The outlets manage to discuss the report without mentioning its documentation of Russia’s repeated use of cluster munitions in Ukraine, including a 2022 incident in which a cluster munition apparently launched from Russian-controlled territory killed …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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