luhansk

football and the war in ukraine

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.
Will Magee
9.28.16
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
Europe

Inside Rebel-Held Ukraine's Palaces of Propaganda

VICE News got a unique insight into eastern Ukraine's vicious information war when we were interrogated by a double-thinking apparatchik of the rebel propaganda machine.
Jack Losh
3.28.16
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

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.
Jack Losh
2.10.16
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.
Jack Losh
10.31.15
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
war and conflict

Ukraine Releases Video to Prove Its Claimed Capture of Two Russian 'Special Forces'

The two alleged Russian troops that were captured over the weekend refused to be sedated during medical treatment out of fear that Ukrainian doctors would harvest their organs.
Liz Fields
5.18.15
Europe

'I Will Go Back as Soon as I Have the Chance': The Spaniards Arrested for Joining Ukraine's Rebels Vow to Keep Fighting

Eight young men now face charges including complicity in murder, the first to be brought in Europe against civilians who have fought in Ukraine.
Pedro Garcia Campos and Pablo Veyrat
3.5.15
ukraine

‘Normandy Four’ Meet for 'Last Chance' Negotiations on Ukraine Crisis

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks aimed at reviving the peace process in eastern Ukraine.
Alec Luhn
2.11.15
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