Stories by the Author
Some surprises in electoral results for country struggling with conflict and economic woes.
3 Nov 14
Limited range of voter choices in forthcoming parliamentary election.
21 Oct 14
Some manage to travel freely, while others run the gauntlet through checkpoints and crossfire.
30 Sep 14
Some believe their region is wealthy enough to support itself when the fighting stops.
9 Sep 14
Although deal may be close, suspicions linger about real aim of purported relief effort.
20 Aug 14
Unenthusiastic response to military call-up leaves paramilitaries playing important role.
26 Jun 14
Mix of local irregulars, volunteers and some troops may not be enough to secure the win Moscow wants.
11 Jun 14
Experts and intelligence service track complex arrangements that keep funds flowing to pro-Russian movement.
16 May 14