We take you to the frontlines of Ukraine's proxy war between the West and Russia
VICE travels to east Ukraine to take a closer look at what international assistance really looks like, as the presence of NATO troops is driving tensions to Cold War-era levels.
How Ukraine's War Became Big Business For the Underworld
VICE News went undercover to investigate how smugglers are profiting from the war in eastern Ukraine as a blockade of separatist territories spawns a black market trade in fuel, food, and medicine.
The Priest, the Pianist, a Cat, and a DIY Sauna—One Week in Ukraine’s Forgotten War
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.
Fraud Accusations and Chewbacca's Arrest Have Marred Ukraine's Tense Elections
Ukraine's gulf has deepened after local elections appeared to consolidate President Poroshenko’s rule in the west and pro-Russia factions in the east of the country. And some "Star Wars" characters turned up.