Donetsk

Whoever Shot Down the Malaysia Airlines Plane Probably Didn't Know What They Were Aiming At
July 17, 2014

This would not be the first time that Soviet-era weapons have mistakenly taken down a civilian aircraft.

My Mind-Melting Week on the Battlefields of Ukraine
Death and disappearance in the foggiest of wars
June 16, 2014

What had started as a Russian geopolitical gambit had evolved into something else entirely.

The Invisible Refugee Crisis in Ukraine
May 28, 2014

Almost one-third of the people forced to flee their homes in Ukraine are children. 

Putin Stirred Up Donetsk, Now He's Leaving Its People High and Dry
May 24, 2014

Putin and his propaganda machine have convinced the people of Donetsk that they're fighting for their lives, and suddenly he's lost interest in their fight.

Inside the 11-Story Building That's Calling Itself the People's Republic of Donetsk
May 21, 2014

The pro-Russian ministate in Ukraine is the smallest country in the world. It must also be the most insanely bureaucratic. 

Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register
April 17, 2014

You can breathe easy. That rumor was inaccurate. 

"Busloads of People Are Coming From Across the Border of Russia, Armed With Bats"
March 10, 2014

A frightening letter from Donetsk, which is in what you've been told is the pro-Russia part of the country