A stretch of a tiny European nation has been dubbed “the most dangerous place on Earth”. VICE World News meets the paramilitary members vowing to defend Lithuania.
Jordan Gatley was killed in fighting in Severodonetsk in eastern Ukraine, his family said.
In a Zoom call hosted by a British think tank, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said he believed "normal people" from any country would behave the same way if they were attacked.
Merch adorned with pictures of the Virgin Mary cradling a Javelin anti-tank missile launcher has become a surprise hit – and given an actual boost to the Ukrainian resistance.
A Kremlin account posted a video of Marianna Vishegirskaya saying she went to Donetsk by choice, not by force.
Russian soldiers recently fled a post near Kharkiv, leaving mines, empty vodka bottles and destroyed tanks. VICE World News went to visit it.
In the space of 3 days, Russia has wrongly claimed Hitler had Jewish origins, accused Jewish people of antisemitism, and said Israel is supporting a neo-Nazi regime.
“It’s about being guys who can switch between the war and being chill,” a member tells VICE World News.
Aiden Aslin was forced to surrender with his Ukrainian comrades after being surrounded in Mariupol. He is at risk of torture, his friend tells VICE World News.
“We can’t become numb to this,” said US secretary of state Anthony Blinken after hundreds of bodies were found in a Ukrainian town previously occupied by Russian troops.
It’s the Kremlin’s go-to propaganda line in the wake of obvious atrocities: “Don’t believe your eyes.”