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Ukraine’s Richest Man Starts Making Portable Steel War Shelters

The Metinvest capsule.
The Metinvest capsule.Source: Metinvest Holding LLC

A Ukrainian steelworks owned by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov has begun building prefabricated dugouts and shipping them to soldiers fighting against Russia on the front lines.

The capsules can withstand hits from 150-millimeter shells once buried 1.5 meters (5 feet) under the ground, steelmaker Metinvest Holding LLC said. They can be used as hideouts during attacks, canteens or field bathhouses.