On the Frontlines of Ukraine's Proxy War Between The Donetsk People's Republic 9 months ago   23:58

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The West has used everything from signals intelligence operations, espionage, fighter jet saber-rattling, and diplomatic standoffs to stem the rise of Russian influence around the world. These efforts are coming to a dangerous head in Ukraine — a classic Eastern Bloc proxy state — where the presence of NATO troops is driving tensions to Cold War-era levels.

As the armed conflict between the Ukrainian army and Russian-backed separatists enters its third year, VICE travels to the frontline to take a closer look at what international assistance really looks like for those caught in the line of fire.

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Glory Russia
Russia should simply enter, finally, and take Ukraine back where it belongs, and stop people's suffering at ones. Crimeans are crying tears of happiness for that they escaped from the NAZI sado-fascistic ukrainan hands and return back to their country Russia.
Glory Russia
Heroes of Donbass and Lugansk, we are with you in hearts. Thank you for standing against the bloody KIEV JUNTA and WASHINGTON - murderers of modern times.
dennis camacho
The special forces' calmness is amazing.
Adolf Hitler
Wait... We're helping Ukraine??
My government is the most pro marxist and liberal on the planet and we're helping Nationalists?? I don't understand anything anymore. But the "Rojansky" and reporter Joo guys are giving hints.. Why the joos are always pulling the strings and are never the ones holding the gun? They won't get away with it and will eventually get what they deserve. Keep sending our men over there to make ukrainians hold their fire. They'll soon see through your little game.
RedDogge
Crazy to think that all this is going on and the world hardly knows about it
Chetnik Mapper
СЛАВА РУСИЈИ!
Chetnik Mapper
Every Nato member is saying Russia is bad... but nato is bad they bombed every small country. National American Terrorist Occupation!!!! DONT GIVE CRIMEA DONT GIVE KOSOVO
Chetnik Mapper
Nato and Ukraine vs Russia who will win? Russia normally 🇷🇺❤🇷🇸
lilahdog 568
Are they fighting trench warfare? Damn
deadboy600
Trudeau is a worthless fuckin child.
A kid did some heroin And turned into me
If we must us Canadians will beat Russia right down into hell!
Simon Wren
It simply is not understood that Russia will use tactical nukes to stop Ukraine from going NATO. There can not and will not be a NATO Ukraine. The reason is very simple : Russias borders would be undefendable and far beyond vulnerable....if the west wants peace they need to back off. This is a massive lack of education and misunderstanding to think that Russia will not act in it's own self defense by whatever means necessary. If Ukraine goes NATO then Russia will have already lost the long range war anyway. So that is why they will nuke of they have to. Invade, bomb...whatever you want to call it....this is very bad decision making. Pick your battles will end up being the wrong one in this situation for the west. BACK DOWN.
Dylann Roof
Maybe we can find some pows and broomsticks like in Africa
EY3KKK0NIK KitAndreFourbyFour
TRU, her majesty. can we work something out. I think CA took the wrong side
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CANADA WTF
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Want to watch something about lawless Russian supremacy but it's Vice.....if I wanted bullshit I'd watch RT or CNN....or Vice. Pass.
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The Donetsk People's Republic On the Frontlines of Ukraine's Proxy War Between 9 months ago   34:14

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As an uneasy ceasefire continues to hold in Eastern Ukraine, VICE News returns to Donetsk with an exclusive film that follows some of the characters involved in setting up the self-proclaimed state of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR).

In early April 2014, pro-Russia rebels seized the regional administration building and other key institutions in Donetsk, expelling Ukrainian officials and raising their own flag. The rebellion here — and other incidents elsewhere — quickly escalated into a bloody civil war that has left over 2,000 people dead and displaced more than a million.

Filmed over six weeks, this documentary follows the chaotic birth of the DPR as it tries to forge a path to independence and closer ties to Russia.

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