VICE News embedded with the Ukrainian army as they marked two years since war took over the east of their country, to document how they are surviving a conflict mostly forgotten by the outside world.
VICE News got a unique insight into eastern Ukraine's vicious information war when we were interrogated by a double-thinking apparatchik of the rebel propaganda machine.
Helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko has become a cause celèbre in Ukraine during her trial for the murder of two Russian journalists, which Kiev and the West have called a sham.
VICE News went undercover to investigate how smugglers are profiting from the war in eastern Ukraine as a blockade of separatist territories spawns a black market trade in fuel, food, and medicine.
In exclusive interviews with commanders, VICE News reveals the extrajudicial killings and atmosphere of Soviet-style paranoia that have subsumed the rebel-held areas in Ukraine.
A Kuwaiti news report claims the Islamic State has been shopping for anti-aircraft missiles in Ukraine, but there are many holes in an otherwise terrifying story.
VICE News spent seven days in the trenches and bunkers of Ukraine's frontline, getting to know a platoon whose soldiers — and pets — have found flashes of luxury amid a ramshackle existence.
Ukrainian nationalists are suspected of detonating explosives on two major electricity pylons, cutting off power to nearly 2 million people.
'The Sky Seemed to Be Raining Fire': We Saw the Aftermath of Massive Weapons Depot Explosion in Ukraine
The small town of Svatovo in eastern Ukraine was bombarded after a fire tore through a facility that housed mortar shells, rockets, and other heavy weaponry.
Ukraine's gulf has deepened after local elections appeared to consolidate President Poroshenko’s rule in the west and pro-Russia factions in the east of the country. And some "Star Wars" characters turned up.
VICE News visited Ukrainian army positions to gauge the mood among fighters and the temperature of the frontline, 24 years after independence and more than a year into a conflict with pro-Russia rebels.
VICE News went to investigate what really happened in Starohnativka last week. Ukraine claims to have captured new ground while rebels say "nothing happened" — and many people don't believe either version.
VICE News had afternoon tea with the leader of the Chechen "Sheikh Mansur" militia — one of three volunteer Islamic battalions fighting alongside right-wing groups in eastern Ukraine.
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 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.
Humanitarian aid workers say the checkpoints are not only slow and inconvenient for Ukrainians, but that guards sometimes forbid badly needed food and medical supplies from passing.