Robert King

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Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

With Crimea's referendum quickly approaching, tension has spread across Ukraine, especially in the east. Before Thursday's protests in Donetsk escalated into violence, VICE News correspondent Robert King interviewed pro-Russia and pro-Ukraine...
Robert King
3.17.14
VICE News

Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

As Russia moves 10,000 troops to the Ukrainian border and Crimea prepares for a secession referendum, tension remains high all over Ukraine—especially in the east.
Robert King
3.17.14
News

Fighting in Syria Is Inching Lebanon Closer to Civil War

As world leaders meet at the Geneva II conference to discuss the conflict in Syria, violence there is bleeding over its borders into neighboring Lebanon. Now, after multiple bombings in Tripoli, Lebanon may be headed toward the brink.
Robert King
1.22.14
FRANCE

A New Year Brings New Unrest in the Central African Republic

Central African Republic President Michel Djotodia praised his supporters and blamed the country's bouts of horrific violence on his rivals.
Robert King
1.7.14
News

A New Year Brings New Unrest in the Central African Republic

In his New Year's address, Central African Republic President Michel Djotodia praised his supporters and blamed the country's recent bouts of horrific violence on his rivals. Meanwhile, 1 million people remain displaced by the fighting, taking shelter...
Robert King
1.3.14
News

Christmas Violence in the Central African Republic

Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga delivered his Christmas sermon on Wednesday in the capital city of Bangui, calling for reconciliation and forgiveness, but that did little to quell the ongoing cycle of revenge killings between Christians and Muslims...
Robert King
12.27.13
ground zero

Aleppo's Child Nurse

As Assad’s troops and the FSA battle in the middle of Aleppo, Dar al-Shifa’a hospital serves as the only option for birthing mothers. VICE photographer and videographer Robert King recently visited the hospital, where he met and interviewed a 14-year...
Robert King
7.25.13

The Pillaging of the Umayyad Mosque

On October 13, 2012, Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the oldest mosques in the world, suffered extensive fire damage amid fierce fighting between President Bashar al-Assad's forces and the Free Syrian Army. Photographer...
Robert King
6.21.13
VICE News

The Battle of Taksim Square

This footage was shot by Robert King last Tuesday morning when Taksim Square was being evicted by the riot police. The Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had said he would meet with the protesters on Wednesday, but then, all of a sudden, the...
Robert King
6.13.13
ground zero

Snipers of Aleppo

Over the last six months the FSA and the battle for Aleppo has transitioned from a full-on frontline assault into a slow-paced but still deadly sniper war.
Robert King
6.4.13
ground zero

Syria - The Free Syrian Army

During his time in Syria throughout much of 2012, videographer Robert KIng followed Aleppo's Al-Tawhid Brigade as he dodged bullets and rocket fire to learn more about the largest brigade of the Free Syrian Army. Somehow Robert managed to track down...
Robert King
12.22.12
The Syria Issue

Interviews with an FSA Media-Center Coordinator and a Doctor in Aleppo

Today, we're serving up two interviews Robert King conducted in the field with Ahmed Al-Hajji, an FSA media-center coordinator in Aleppo, and Dr. Osman, a doctor at a hospital in Aleppo.
Robert King
11.29.12
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