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A farmworker climbs out of a crater caused by shelling in a field in Cherkaska Lozova, near Kharkiv, eastern Ukraine, on May 28. Russian troops have planted mines and other weapons in farmland.

NOVOMYKOLAIVKA, Ukraine — An unexploded rocket sticks out of a field, and another is embedded in the ground of the farm compound. Workers found a cluster bomb while clearing weeds, and there's a gaping hole in the roof of the shrapnel-scarred livestock barn.

All work has halted on this large eastern Ukrainian farm, whose fields and buildings have been hit so many times by mortars, rockets, missiles and cluster bombs that its workers are unable to sow the crater-dotted land or harvest crops like wheat.

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