Russia Riled Up the Ukrainian Rebels, Now It's Shooting at Them As They Try to Enter Russia
July 09, 2014

It recalls the Red Army's "barrier troops," who were stationed behind active combat troops to prevent retreat.

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict Could Tear My Family Apart
Members on opposing sides are barely speaking to each other
July 02, 2014

Members on opposing sides are barely speaking to each other.

Putin Can Still Invade Ukraine Whenever He Pleases
And he's hoping the West won't notice
June 25, 2014

And he's hoping the West won't notice.

The Kremlin Is Trying To Erase Memories Of The Gulag
June 23, 2014

Russia is trying to erase its own past.

Why Ukraine's Separatist Movement Failed in Kharkiv
But Now, Recovered From Gunshot Wounds, Mayor Gennady Kernes is Back in Town
June 22, 2014

Why Ukraine's Separatist Movement Failed in Kharkiv

Putin Is Behaving in Ukraine Like Milosevic Did in Serbia
History repeats itself
June 19, 2014

History repeats itself. 

What Options Do Putin and Ukraine Have Left?
Russia's gas cutoff and the possibilities for peace
June 17, 2014

Russia just played one of it's most important cards in the conflict with Ukraine. 

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.

Russia and Ukraine Really Have No Idea What's Going on Along the Border
June 13, 2014

Many don't even know where the border is

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