In Photos: One Year Later, a Look at the Forming of the Donetsk People's Republic
The conflict in Donetsk quickly became a flashpoint for what has escalated into Ukraine's civil war, which has left thousands dead and an estimated 1.5 million displaced.
A Village In Ruins, Defending Daily Attacks: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 91)
In this dispatch, VICE News travelled to Pisky, a village in ruins, to meet the soldiers and volunteers defending the village from daily DNR attacks.
Trying to Flee Debaltseve: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 90)
In this dispatch, VICE News travels to Debaltseve to meet some civilians hoping to evacuate the war-ravaged town, and others who are forced to stay in the city without water, gas, or electricity.
Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine
After Ukraine's military recaptured Sloviansk, VICE News visited some of the former rebel checkpoints surrounding the city, interviewed a pro-Russia rebel in Donetsk, and went to a "peace rally" where the People's Republic of Donetsk proclaimed that...