Philippa Stewart

Europe

'People Are Walking With a Noose Around Their Necks': Inside Ukraine's Huge Shadow Economy

A black market money dealer in Kiev wouldn't give his full name to VICE News, not for fear of being arrested, but because he did not want to be robbed.
Philippa Stewart
12.22.15
russia

Dreaming of the Motherland: Crimean Tatars Long to Go Home

VICE News visited Ukraine to meet Crimean Tatars who have fled the peninsula since it was seized by Russia. Persecuted for decades, they're still fighting to keep their culture alive.
Philippa Stewart
12.2.15
Europe

Two Years After Ukraine’s Euromaidan, Protesters Say 'Nothing Has Changed'

On the second anniversary of the beginning of the protests that toppled Ukraine’s government, there are still no answers as to who was responsible for the deaths of more than 100 demonstrators.
Philippa Stewart
11.21.15
Crime & Drugs

Could Cannabis Be Decriminalized in the UK?

A UK petition demanding the legalization of cannabis recently gained more than 200,000 signatures, meaning the proposal will be debated in the British parliament.
Philippa Stewart
9.10.15
Europe

Psychologists in War-Torn Ukraine Are Fighting a Battle Against PTSD on Two Fronts

Ukrainian psychologists are struggling to work with troops suffering from PTSD who reject therapy in a country that doesn't recognize its value.
Philippa Stewart
5.30.15
ukraine

Fleeing War in Ukraine's East and Finding Sanctuary in Kiev

Displaced persons now number more than 1 million in Ukraine and volunteer organizations are popping up to help.
Philippa Stewart
4.17.15