Donetsk

Fast Food

DonMak, Burger Impersonator

Would you like a side of fries to go with your geopolitical turmoil?
Alex Swerdloff
3.30.17
war and conflict

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.
VICE News
10.5.16
war and conflict

Shell-Shocked: Ukraine’s Trauma

VICE News travels to Ukraine to investigate the war’s impact on soldiers and civilians, and to see how volunteer groups are stepping up to help.
VICE News
4.28.16
war and conflict

When War Becomes Routine: A Week with Ukraine’s Weary-Eyed Soldiers

VICE News embedded with the Ukrainian army as they marked two years since war took over the east of their country, to document how they are surviving a conflict mostly forgotten by the outside world.
Jack Losh
4.27.16
ukraine

Shellshocked: Ukraine’s Trauma (Trailer)

Coming Soon: VICE News travels to Ukraine to investigate the war’s impact on soldiers and civilians, and to see how volunteer groups are stepping up to help.
VICE News
4.22.16
Religion

Why Record Numbers of Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing to Israel

Israeli organizations are setting up shop in eastern Ukraine, to help Jewish people displaced by war with Russia-backed rebels. Anyone with Jewish heritage can take one-way flights to Israel.
Katie Engelhart
3.16.16
ukraine

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.
Jack Losh
2.22.16
Europe

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.
Jack Losh
11.27.15
politics

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.
Jack Losh
10.26.15
Europe

Billionaires and Bogus Ballots: Welcome to the Elections in Eastern Ukraine

Sunday's local elections are the first chance for Ukraine's powerful oligarchs to regain political power after the regime shift in 2014. So VICE News checked out the atmosphere in conflict-riven Mariupol.
Jack Crosbie and Alex Lubetkin
10.23.15
on the line

On The Line: Simon Ostrovsky Discusses Russian Diplomatic and Military Maneuvers

VICE News journalist Simon Ostrovsky joined On The Line to discuss the latest news on Russia’s international ambitions.
VICE News
10.5.15
Europe

Grenade Attack Outside Ukrainian Parliament Kills National Guardsman

As parliament debated giving Russian-speaking regions in eastern Ukraine more autonomy, right-wing nationalists attacked.
VICE News
8.31.15
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