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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.
A convoy of pro-Russia rebels as fighting escalates in Donetsk. (Photo: Brendan Hoffman/copyright Getty Images)
11 Aug 14
People hunt for increasingly scarce food in the shops, and dive into Soviet-era bomb shelters when the artillery opens up.
Pro-Russia rebels in Grabovo move journalists away from Malaysian investigators and OSCE monitors who came to visit the crash site. July 22, 2014. (Photo: Rob Stothard/copyright Getty Images)
1 Aug 14
Russia expert speaks of “a fundamental change in the world order where it is possible to violate international law with impunity”.