Donetsk

'We Live Like Rats Here'
Life in Ukraine during a supposed ceasefire
September 22, 2014

"We live like rats here."

Putin Just Got Exactly What He Wanted in Eastern Ukraine
September 16, 2014

The Ukranian government is going to give separatist rebels self-rule.

Ukraine's Ceasefire Will Fail. It's a Foregone Conclusion.
September 05, 2014

Explosions were reported just minutes after the ceasefire began.

Russia's Half-Empty Humanitarian Convoy Just Might Start a War With Ukraine
August 15, 2014

The Russian convoy is being trailed by armed personnel carriers.

A City of Roses, Turned to Ruins
Life on the eerie streets of Ukraine's final separatist stronghold
August 15, 2014

"There are no police here to stop us." 

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.

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