This satellite image shows fields peppered with hundreds of artillery craters near Sloviansk, a city in the Donetsk region that Moscow wants to control of. Photo: Maxar Technologies via AFP
This satellite image shows fields peppered with hundreds of artillery craters near Sloviansk, a city in the Donetsk region that Moscow wants to control of. Photo: Maxar Technologies via AFP
Ukraine war

In Ukraine-Russia war, echoes of WWI with artillery duels, trenches and shell-blasted landscapes

  • Satellite images show fields strewn with vast craters, landscapes comparable to those in World War I
  • Ukraine’s president has compared scenes in his country’s east with ‘the ruins of Verdun’ in France

This satellite image shows fields peppered with hundreds of artillery craters near Sloviansk, a city in the Donetsk region that Moscow wants to control of. Photo: Maxar Technologies via AFP
This satellite image shows fields peppered with hundreds of artillery craters near Sloviansk, a city in the Donetsk region that Moscow wants to control of. Photo: Maxar Technologies via AFP
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