While the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France are discussing the fate of eastern Ukraine during the country's weeklong ceasefire, the eastern city of Slovyansk—which is occupied by the rebel forces and surrounded by the Ukrainian army...
Fierce fighting erupted today on the outskirts of Donetsk as the Ukrainian military clashed with rebels for control of the city’s airport.
Putin called for a delay in the referendum vote scheduled for this weekend “in order to create the conditions necessary for dialogue."
The government's hold on that region of the country is getting more and more tenuous.
Last week, pro-Russia forces took over the police headquarters in Slovyansk, a city in Eastern Ukraine. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky rushed to the scene to verify whether or not Russian Special Forces had taken over the building, as was...
Government forces have started to target pro-Russia groups occupying civic buildings and military sites in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian authorities announced a "counter-terrorism operation" against the gunmen, who are calling for a Crimea style-referendum.
The casualties come as pro-Russia militants seized other government buildings across the Donetsk region this weekend.