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The Struggle to Find Ukraine's Missing Soldiers

Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have been captured or gone missing over the course of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Dozens remain missing and their families face a desperate struggle to find them.
VICE News
5.19.16
Europe

Russia Says That Conclusions on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Crash Are 'Biased'

An investigation led by the Dutch Safety Board has concluded the plane was brought down by a Russian-made Buk missile. It was not empowered to look into who fired it.
Reuters and VICE News
10.13.15
News

Under Fire with the Right Sector: An 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.
VICE News
8.21.15
Europe

Under Fire With the Right Sector (Excerpt from 'Ukraine's Failed Ceasefire')

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.
VICE News
8.21.15
Europe

The Aftermath of the Battle for Marinka (Extra Scene from 'Ukraine's Failed Ceasefire')

In this extra scene from 'Ukraine's Failed Ceasefire,' VICE News met DNR soldiers in the trenches and talked to Ukrainian forces to find out more about the attack on Marinka.
VICE News
8.17.15
Russian Roulette

Holding the Line for Another DNR Assault: Ukraine's Failed Ceasefire (Part 2)

VICE News traveled across the de facto Ukrainian border to visit a number of Ukrainian positions near the Donetsk international airport, which was seized by pro-Russia separatists in January.
VICE News
7.30.15
Europe

The Holdouts: We Witnessed a Battalion's Final Days on Shyrokyne's Frontline

VICE News was in the village of Shyrokyne, eastern Ukraine, just before it came a "demilitarized zone" and found an atmosphere charged with distrust, doubt, and defiance.
Jack Losh
7.29.15
Russian Roulette

On The DNR Frontline: Ukraine's Failed Ceasefire (Part 1)

VICE News travels back to eastern Ukraine to see how February's ceasefire has failed to bring a halt to the fighting in Europe's latest bloody conflict.
VICE News
7.29.15
Europe

In Photos: On the Frontlines of Ukraine's Failed Ceasefire

VICE News returned to eastern Ukraine to witness and document how little two ceasefire agreements have changed the conflict on the ground and what it means for the people who live there.
Henry Langston
7.28.15
Europe

Video Shows Separatists Arriving at MH17 Crash Scene — One Year Ago Today

The disturbing footage shows pro-Russia fighters who seem to be searching for a pilot who had been flying a Ukrainian jet, but become confused when they encounter the debris of the large civilian aircraft.
VICE News
7.17.15
Europe

Textbooks and Assault Rifles: The Student Soldiers in Rebel-Held Ukraine

VICE News visited the Donbass region of Ukraine to meet the student soldiers trying to combine their studies with fighting on the frontlines for pro-Russia forces.
Jack Losh
7.16.15
Europe

Logistics Expert for Basque Separatist Group Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

Ibon Goieaskoetxea Arronategui was accused of illegally renting apartments used to hide weapons and ETA militants.
Pierre-Louis Caron
7.2.15
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