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