Both on the ground and in diplomatic back rooms, activists from LGBTQ-tolerant countries like Sweden are spreading the love to places like Ukraine.
"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.
Pavel Sheremet, a Kremlin critic, is among dozens of journalists who have died in politically-motivated killings in Ukraine and Russia over the last decade.
Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap for two Russians held in Ukraine.
In the wake of 2013's Euromaidan protests, the youth of Ukraine are rebuilding their home through techno.
Helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko has become a cause celèbre in Ukraine during her trial for the murder of two Russian journalists, which Kiev and the West have called a sham.
Next month marks the anniversary of one of the worst nuclear accidents in history and researchers have found dangerously high levels of radioactivity in grains, milk, and other foods consumed in Ukraine and Russia.
Every year the world's elite gather in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. VICE News traveled to the conference to try and understand what really happens at the exclusive gathering.
Kiev's Mayor Vitali Klitschko described the fight against corruption as an "illusion," and called on the country's general prosecutor to jail more offenders.