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A volunteere digs a trench for the Ukrainian armed forces. (Photo: Denis Kazansky)
17 Sep 14
Tensions persist as Russian forces sit out the ceasefire in nearby Novoazovsk.
Vegetable stalls at the Osh Bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Picture from May 2009. (Photo: neiljs/Wikimedia Commons)
15 Sep 14
Plans to fill trade gap left by ban on European foodstuffs may not be achievable.
Memorial to the coalminers of Makiyivka. (Photo: Andrew Butko/Wikimedia Commons)
9 Sep 14
Some believe their region is wealthy enough to support itself when the fighting stops.
Rally in Mariupol, August 28, 2014. (Photo: Sergei Vaganov)
4 Sep 14
Mood of resistance contrasts with apathy seen across much of the east.
Alexander Borodai, former prime minister of the Donetsk People’s Republic, at one of his first press conferences. (Photo: Sergei Vaganov)
1 Sep 14
Behind-the-scenes attempts to create a functioning separatist administration have failed so far.
A Ukrainian army vehicle outside Donetsk. July 9, 2014. (Photo: Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/copyright Getty Images)
21 Aug 14
More and more towns caught up in fighting as Ukrainian forces make inroads.
20 Aug 14
Although deal may be close, suspicions linger about real aim of purported relief effort.
A field of sunflowers in Ukraine, the world’s leading exporter of sunflower oil. (Photo: Valerii Tkachenko/Wikimedia Commons)
18 Aug 14
Conflict risk adds to difficult operating environment for local businesses and potential investors – but there are reasons for optimism, too.