A 20-year-old American went from inside a neo-Nazi group's secret chatroom, to traveling to Ukraine looking for war.
“I believe Europe is in great danger”
What the Islamic State is for disenchanted young Westerners of an Islamist bent, Right Sector has become for young Europeans and American right-wingers with an antique passion for nationalism—any nationalism except for Russia's, that is.
Ukrainian nationalists are suspected of detonating explosives on two major electricity pylons, cutting off power to nearly 2 million people.
VICE News spent time with Right Sector soldiers at their positions outside the strategically important factory town of Avdiivka, just a few miles north of Donetsk International Airport.
In this excerpt from 'Ukraine's Failed Ceasefire,' VICE News spent time with Right Sector soldiers at their positions outside the strategically important factory town of Avdiivka, just a few miles north of Donetsk International Airport.
The attack reportedly involved members of the Right Sector, a Ukrainian far-right paramilitary group that was heavily involved in the Euromaidan protests last year in Kiev.
Voting in some areas of eastern Ukraine was difficult or altogether stifled, but no major security issues were reported early Sunday as president Petro Poroshenko's pro-Western party was expected to win a majority of seats.
Although Petro Poroshenko's moderate party is well ahead in the polls, radical neo-Nazi groups are gaining ground ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election Sunday.
We visited Kiev to capture the legacy of the pro-European protest movement that gave way to the current political upheaval all over Ukraine. What we found were sightseeing destinations and a booming tourist trade.
On Saturday 49 people were killed in the deadliest incident since the conflict in eastern Ukraine broke out in April.
Four people in the peninsula are charged with plotting attacks against a Lenin statue and a United Russia party office, among other targets.