In the latest dispatch, VICE News traveled to a rebel-held front line outside the village of Shirokino, 20 miles from Mariupol, to speak with DNR troops about what may lie in store for the city, and to find out whether the ceasefire would hold.
Footage shows a panicked crowd scattering after a large blast caused by a bomb that was tossed out the window of a car in the eastern city of Kharkiv.
In this dispatch, VICE News travels to the village of Chermalyk, where Ukrainian forces are preparing the defense of the city and using volunteer-made drones to gather intelligence on separatist positions.
In our latest dispatch, VICE News went back to eastern Ukraine, where civilians are being attacked by artillery fire from both sides of the escalating conflict.
Russia blocked a UN Security Council statement condemning a rocket attack Saturday in Mariupol that killed around 30 people and reignited the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Footage from the immediate aftermath of a rocket attack on Mariupol shows several dead and wounded civilians, burned out buildings, and blocks strewn with broken glass and rubble.
Neighbors in the country's turbulent east eye each other with suspicion as fear of further clashes mounts.
The group is allegedly linked to neo-Nazism.
VICE News was on the ground when explosions went off in the area of military checkpoint “East” along the road leading to Novoazovsk.