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Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

On Sunday, rebels in eastern Ukraine held their first ever elections, voting for the incumbent leader Alexander Zakharchenko to continue to run the territory under separatist control.
VICE Staff
11.5.14
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The Lake That Burned Down a Forest

Lake Enriquillo is the largest lake in the Caribbean—and for the past 10 years, it's been getting larger. Having already doubled in area, the lake is destroying everything in its path and displacing local residents who are being forced to take extreme...
VICE Staff
7.31.14
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The Lake That Burned Down a Forest

In part four, VICE News heads to the Dominican Republic's largest open-air market, on the border with Haiti, to witness the illegal coal trade in action.
VICE Staff
7.30.14
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The Lake That Burned Down a Forest

VICE News heads into the hills near Lake Enriquillo to see how people whose livelihoods have been ruined by the lake's unstoppable expansion are now surviving.
VICE Staff
7.30.14
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The Roma People's Struggle to Survive

In January, European Union restrictions on Romania and Bulgaria were lifted, meaning citizens of those countries were free to travel and work throughout the EU. This inspired anger in wealthier countries—an anger directed most fiercely at the Roma.
VICE Staff
7.24.14
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Rockets and Revenge

Hamas and other militant groups have been raining crude rockets into Israel since Operation Protective Edge launched last week—more than 1,000 at last count. VICE News heads there to get a feel for life under constant attack.
VICE Staff
7.16.14
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The Sahara's Forgotten War

The bloody, 16-year war in Western Sahara between the native Sahrawi and the Moroccan occupiers who forced more than 100,000 Sahrawis into exile across the border in Algeria is barely noticed worldwide, so VICE News travels to Western Sahara to learn...
VICE Staff
7.15.14
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The Aboriginal Gangs of Winnipeg

Years of poverty and discrimination have driven Aboriginal street gangs to make Winnipeg the murder capital of Canada.
VICE Staff
7.11.14
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Israeli Urban Warfare

The city has become a battlefield. As modern militaries must adapt to a landscape that often gives the upper hand to insurgents, proper training becomes more essential than ever.
Alex Miller
7.10.14
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Mexico's Immigrant Oasis

The town of Altar, Sonora, is the last stop for thousands of migrants who plan to illegally cross the border that separates Mexico and the United States in search of a better life. Here, the economy revolves around migration.
VICE Staff
6.26.14
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Corruption, Cocaine, and Murder in Trinidad

VICE News visited the slums of Port of Spain and spoke with police, activists, community leaders, and gangsters to understand the country's decade-plus spike in killings.
VICE News
5.20.14