Novoazovsk

ukraine

Ukraine's Separatist Rebel Republics Hold First Election

Despite irregularities, voter turnout appeared to be high, highlighting how the protracted conflict in eastern Ukraine has fueled anger with Kiev.
Harriet Salem
11.2.14
war and conflict

On the 'Road of Death' After the Battle for Ilovaysk

VICE News traveled a winding route littered with twisted metal, abandoned vehicles, and corpses after pro-Russian fighters ambushed Kiev's forces.
Harriet Salem
9.4.14
VICE News

Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

For three weeks, the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the capital of the so-called Donetsk Peoples Republic, has faced a near-constant barrage of deadly shellfire. Hundreds of civilians have been killed as the Ukrainian army slowly encircled Donetsk...
VICE Staff
9.2.14
ukraine

Ukraine Border Gateway Seized as War-Weary Locals Pray for Peace

Pro-Russian rebels have prised open another gateway in Ukraine’s porous eastern border with Russia.
Harriet Salem
9.1.14
russia

Pro-Russia Fighters Advance West Into Ukraine, as Others Flee for Kiev

Novoazovsk, a small town in eastern Ukraine, was overtaken by pro-Russia rebels on Thursday. After a 24-hour ban on journalists ended, VICE News went in.
Harriet Salem
8.29.14
ukraine

Ukraine Announces That the Russian Invasion Has Begun

The next few days will prove “decisive,” a security source in Kiev told VICE News, as Ukraine accused Russia of overt invasion.
Harriet Salem
8.28.14
ukraine

Pro-Russia Forces Gain Ground as Ukraine’s Volunteer Battalions Decry Kiev Leaders

The fierce battle for Novoazovsk raged for a third consecutive day as a fresh bombardment of artillery fire hit the eastern outskirts of the town.
Harriet Salem
8.27.14