Aleksandar Vasovic

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Ukraine war debris points to Russian role

Oct 24, 2014

Ukraine war debris points to Russian role

The burned-out remains of dozens of tanks and armored vehicles in fields near the village of Horbatenko bear witness to the ferocity of a battle that turned the tide of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Most of the tanks were used by the government ...

In parts of east Ukraine, a daily struggle to survive

Jun 22, 2014

In parts of east Ukraine, a daily struggle to survive

Clutching empty plastic bottles, hundreds of people stand waiting for water in this besieged city, with the almost constant thud of artillery shells echoing in the distance. More than two months after pro-Russian separatists rose up in east Ukraine, electricity and water have been ...