Daily pictures : Semyon Pegov has been injured


On October 23, 2022, a PFM-1 Lepestok (petal) anti-personnel land mine injures Russian reporter Semyon Pegov, near Vodyane, Donetsk People’s Republic. He is still carrying his foot and is still reporting when evacuated to the rear. After his operation under spinal anesthesia, he is conscious but his leg does not work, according later to the doctor

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Semyon Pegov is worldwide famous through his channel War Gonzo, is reporting from the front line since the beginning of the Russian special military operation for liberation of Donbass, demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine

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He was in Mariupol, where another Russian reporter, Irina Kuksenkova, was injured on April 12


Both attended the speech of Vladimir Putin on September 30, in Moscow, after the return to Russia of Donetsk, Kherson, Lugansk and Zaporojie regions

The Lepestok was produced from the 70s to the 90s, the Soviet army used it in Afghanistan. The 40 g of liquid explosive are not enough to kill, the goal is to maim. According to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, in 1997, such anti-personnel mines are forbidden within the countries which have ratified it

PFMs in Donetsk on July 31, 2022 (Sputnik)

Ukraine is one, but is scattering them since July 30, even across residential neighborhoods of downtown Donetsk, via 220 mm rockets. Excluding the convention, such attacks against civilians are war crimes and terrorism.

2 responses to “Daily pictures : Semyon Pegov has been injured”

  1. […] Pegov is reporting from the battlefield, with the help of crutches, since his injury on October 23. Ukrainian propaganda channels were cheering the alleged loss of his foot. Pegov replied […]

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