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 captured the clock on the wall. It stood frozen at 1:23 AM—the moment when the reactor exploded and time in Chernobyl stood still forever."
A string of suicides and murders points to growing political instability in Ukraine.
Ex-soviet soldier turned self-proclaimed savior, "Crocodile Gennadiy," is the subject of a new documentary. We talked to its director, Steve Hoover.
"The gun changes people. When a man has a gun in his hand, he becomes somebody different—the entire power mechanism is changed."
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
A war is raging in East Ukraine. In the West, people are taking their minds off things by getting drunk and firing guns indoors.
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?
For many young Ukrainians, disheartened by the country's lack of post-revolution progress, leaving is not a difficult choice.
And a 50-year-old Welsh man named Terry who just loves Ukraine and doesn't think the UK is doing enough to help.
They demanded compensation for the recent destruction of their crops by wild boar and called Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki a "pig" and a "moron."
The Tribe is an exercise in both watching and listening to a movie in a new way. All the dialogue is in sign language, with no subtitles provided.
I went to a hair salon to watch as a shady traveling hair buyer named Sergey took advantage of the dire economic straits many Serbians find themselves in.
Economic sanctions and the falling price of oil seem to be crippling Russia's fragile economy, but is that actually a good thing for the West?
Whenever the world goes to hell in a family-size hand basket, people act surprised that they keep getting surprised.
The Polish artist sees his '1920+' series as a means to interest others in Polish history.
Last July, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 innocent people. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky traveled to the site of the crash to see how the investigation is going.
Protesting in the heat is fucking horrible.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about Libya's deepening political crisis and the deaths of dozens of pilot whales off New Zealand's coast.
"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."
On Sunday, rebels in eastern Ukraine held their first ever elections, voting for the incumbent leader Alexander Zakharchenko to continue to run the territory under separatist control.