A Club Divided, A Club United: Zorya Luhansk, On Football’s Front Line
On the outbreak of the bitter conflict in the Donbass, Zorya Luhansk were forced to leave their war-torn home behind. Now, they are mere days away from playing Manchester United, and making history on the European stage.
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.
Paranoia and Purges: The Dark and Dirty Battle for Power in Rebel-Held Ukraine
In exclusive interviews with commanders, VICE News reveals the extrajudicial killings and atmosphere of Soviet-style paranoia that have subsumed the rebel-held areas in Ukraine.
'The Sky Seemed to Be Raining Fire': We Saw the Aftermath of Massive Weapons Depot Explosion in Ukraine
The small town of Svatovo in eastern Ukraine was bombarded after a fire tore through a facility that housed mortar shells, rockets, and other heavy weaponry.