In bulletproof vests and helmets, Ukrainian farmers risk lives to plough fields

In the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine, farmer Yuri is getting ready for a day’s work ploughing fields. Before setting off, he puts on a bulletproof vest and a ballistic helmet. Since the Russian invasion on February 24, farming in this area near the frontlines has become a high-risk profession, but farmers like Yuri are determined to continue working in a sector vital to the Ukrainian economy.

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