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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
Ibon Goieaskoetxea Arronategui was accused of illegally renting apartments used to hide weapons and ETA militants.