VICE News spent seven days embedded with the colorful and charismatic characters of a Ukrainian army platoon who feel they've been forgotten by their country and the West.
VICE News spent seven days in the trenches and bunkers of Ukraine's frontline, getting to know a platoon whose soldiers — and pets — have found flashes of luxury amid a ramshackle existence.
Prosecutors warned it cannot yet be concluded that there is "a causal connection between the discovered parts and the crash of flight MH17."
VICE News had afternoon tea with the leader of the Chechen "Sheikh Mansur" militia — one of three volunteer Islamic battalions fighting alongside right-wing groups in eastern Ukraine.
VICE News crossed into the DNR-held territory of Uglegorsk on the eve of the February 15 ceasefire to speak with soldiers and residents about the prospect of a truce.
Separatists that have encircled the strategic town of Debaltseve have reportedly said the truce that was declared Sunday does not apply to them.
Peace negotiations in Minsk quickly broke down Saturday when Ukraine's envoy reportedly accused the separatist representatives of undermining the talks.
A citizen journalism project claims new photos offer proof that a Buk missile launcher traveled from Russia to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine.
The stunning footage shows shows bombed and burned out buildings amid a frozen landscape pockmarked by artillery and mortar shell impacts.
The group is allegedly linked to neo-Nazism.