How do you manage your fear in these life-threatening situations? "Curiosity. That's the best solution. That's what overwhelms everything else."
The group fought against the Ukrainian Army until their commander was thrown in jail in November by the Donetsk People's Republic, the Russian-aligned government he was fighting alongside.
Ruslan and Oxana met first as soldiers in the same unit, when both joined the Donetsk People's Republic military at the beginning of the region's violent secession from Ukraine.
"I'm completely against cultural isolation. Unfortunately, Russia is making a beeline for that at the moment."
There's a burgeoning psychedelic rock revival scene in Moscow right now, and these guys are at its forefront.
The Magnum photographer got to know the small towns of Russia and the United States—one stranger's couch at a time.
The military exercise also included threats such as a band of hooligans armed with sticks and drunk wedding guests engaging in local folk dance.
This morning's protest highlighting the EU migrant crisis is an example of how effective and affecting protest art can be.
A string of suicides and murders points to growing political instability in Ukraine.
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a new training mission as Kiev keeps asking for real guns.
The Harper government is requesting bids for $17 million worth of development on the Inuvik satellite station in the Northwest Territories
At a time when the specter of the Russian military is high on the minds of European countries fearful of the next Ukraine, Canada's Department of National Defense is playing tough with President Vladimir Putin.
Russia isn't officially at war, but her soldiers are dying. How are their families dealing with the loss?
A group of "black diggers" have come together to illegally unearth the remains of World War II soldiers and sell the military artifacts.
The Government is about to publish their long-term defence strategy and Alan Dupont is worried. We asked the security expert and former diplomat about why Australia is falling behind the times.
The VHS tapes I grew up with were a mix of classic American cartoons and Soviet-produced Russian cartoons. Looking back on them now, I can see how those cartoons shaped my cultural identity—and I realize that I didn't totally understand them.
Maria Gruzdeva spent four years documenting more than 12,000 miles of land and people.
These young people are trying to shame Russia's assholes by plastering their windshields with massive stickers that say, "I Spit On Everybody, I Drive/Park However I Want."
A rundown of all the countries you should be scared of this year.
More draconian restrictions have been placed on LGBT individuals in a country that has all but criminalized being gay.
The situation for LGBT people can often feel bleak. Let's give ourselves a pat on the back for a change.
This is likely to prove counter-productive—vindictive enough to anger Alexei Navalny, but not enough to silence him.
You don't often see major powers bartering food staples for weapons systems, but the recent move by Vladimir Putin is actually a savvy bit of strategic thinking.