On the Frontlines of Ukraine's Proxy War Between The Donetsk People's Republic 3 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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Raphael Miguel Policarpio
10:46 “now you can hear the Minsk peace agreement” xD, I’m so late
Владимир Путин
Let people of Donbass be free
Davids Goliath
All the NATO plus their supporters turned Ukraine into a warzone!
This is a joke and a lesson to learn from
Anderson Brooks
Glory to Ukraine and Ukrainian's Heroes!
simisweetsumo 25
watch Canada make war with Russia and America back Canada and pull another Vietnam
Red Bunny
Canada😂 LOL👍Good luck!!
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dont hide start ww 3 -----------
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f u stupid europe ww 3 should start .dont hide----
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Jor Raptor
When there is a war vice is always there
фамилия Александр
Soon my family had to move to state of Georgia much better here thank you to nato,
MacZane Scorpious
what exactly does Kanada do in Ukraine?
Argentina
Glory to Ukraine!
veritasfiles
I never heard "heavy" shelling at any time in this video. Heavy shelling is an unmistakable sound and has a very significant impact, if it's actually heavy and relatively accurate.
Jim Kuijpers
wtf is the NATO doing, we (Europe) don't wanna have a war against Russia. I'm from the Netherlands and we have literally nothing, we shoot with our fingers and we make our own sound with it. I have respect for both countries, please make love not war, please talk to each other.
Donald Trump
War as usual started by the rich man with deep pockets living large in the city 100% safe while the poor man dies fighting for an unknown cause. Blood of the innocent spilled along with blood of the young men and women that fight for their country in the name of Mr rich asshole who can careless if you die
Donald Trump
Ukrainians are badass. Even the women their formed their own platoons to fight off the Russians. GO 🇺🇦!
Aj Hoyt
Nice to see JTF2 commander and 2IC finally learned Ukrainian.
Murad Xan
*Ясно, ясно, украина хорошая, а россия плохая, пусть будет так! (Пс. Я не из России, и я не Русский)*
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The Donetsk People's Republic On the Frontlines of Ukraine's Proxy War Between 3 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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