A string of violent incidents against journalists and press outlets has rocked Kiev.
'I've missed my kids growing up. I've missed a decade with my wife. For what?,' asks a lieutenant colonel.
I can hear the thunder and see the flashes of light. The people in war's path are nothing more to me than twinkling city lights.
The Russian exercises are like the smoke screens before the stealth invasions of Georgia and Crimea.
Soldiers use an app on a tablet to plot enemy artillery positions on a Google Earth map of the battlespace.
The war in Ukraine is at its most intense level in a year. The U.N. reported 73 civilians died in July, the highest death toll since August 2015.
To send a message to Putin, NATO plans to deploy military units to Eastern Europe in numbers unmatched since the Cold War.
More than 1.7 million Ukrainians still can't go home because of the war, and more than 10,000 are dead because of it.
'If Moscow senses that one candidate would be significantly better than another for its national interests, it will not hesitate to act.'
The NATO secretary-general said Russia must stop its "political, military and financial support for separatists" in eastern Ukraine.
Some argue humans are innately violent and killing is in our DNA. Yet most veterans are troubled by the killing they've done, no matter how justified it was.
Parliament member Nadiya Savchenko was active during the 2014 Maidan revolution, and some think she will become an agent of change in Ukraine's parliament.
U.S. special operations forces are neck-deep in the daily grind of the ground war against ISIS.
"U.S. weapons are supposed to come from Baghdad, but they're not coming," said the general. "All of our weapons are Russian, and we bought them on our own."
The U.S. and NATO say Russia has shown a pattern of military aggression and reckless brinksmanship that risks sparking a military conflict.
Recent events have strained Ukrainians' faith in the twin pillars of the 2014 revolution—closer ties to Europe and the fight against corruption.
Accusations of corruption and criticism of austerity measures he helped put in place have marred Yatsenyuk's term in office.
The SS troops expected only 5,000 to 6,000 Jews to show up. When 33,000 arrived, they wondered whether they had enough bullets to do the job.
It's not the tanks, the soldiers, the anti-aircraft missiles or the artillery that are so absurd. You expect those things.
"When you're being shot at with artillery and you can only shoot back with machine guns, it's really frustrating."