Ukraine to seek damages from Russia over huge environmental damage

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused huge environmental damage for which Kyiv will seek compensation in international courts, Ukraine’s environment minister said on Thursday.

Ruslan Strilets, Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources, said the war had destroyed ecosystems, deprived wildlife of its natural habitat and contaminated land in one of the world’s main grain producers.

“Over the past 20 years, this is the first military conflict in the world that has caused such large-scale environmental damage,” he told a news conference.

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Ukraine to seek damages from Russia over huge environmental damage


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