Ukraine

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Heavy shelling reportedly resumed overnight in Ukraine's separatist-held Donetsk, raising fears about a return to full-scale conflict. The bombardment was the worst since the September 5 signing of a shaky ceasefire that halted all-out confrontations across most of the conflict zone but hasn't stopped shelling in certain hotspots, witnesses said...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Sparking immediate worries that violence could once again spike in Ukraine, the...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The Ukraine Army, backed by both the U.S. and NATO throughout its military...

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Crowdfunding has reached new, weird, possibly inevitable levels with Ukraine nationalists now raising money from online supporters to fund the country's "first people's infantry battalion," starting with a "People's Drone" to patrol the Russian border and moving on to include bulletproof vests, painkillers, a sniper unit and anything else "the boys needed." The site has raised 71% of its goal to arm the sniper unit and over its goal for the drone, which could be good or bad news, depending on...