Neither governments nor families know quite what to do with the returning soldiers.
A healthy gray trade continues between Ukraine and the territory annexed by Putin.
While the front lines have been relatively quiet, Ukrainian commanders are convinced it will not last.
The Donbass has become a black hole from which Russia, its creator, cannot escape.
Putin and Poroshenko will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande.
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Russia's recent military support of Syria is more about Ukraine than the Middle East
Putin's occupation of Ukraine is in danger of becoming permanent, like the two Koreas.
A vote on more autonomy for the eastern regions occupied by pro-Russian forces sparks violence.
Government and separatist representatives agreed last week to strive to end all violations from Tuesday.
Members of the battle-hardened Azov battalion are feeling sidelined.
Russian-backed artillery bombardment of Sartana, Ukraine, spurs the mayor to visit the library for inspiration.
The "Ukraine Salvation Committee" bears an eerie resemblance to the Polish committee formed to help Stalin conquer Poland.
'The notion that there is, or ever was, a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is a farce.'
Clashes near the port city of Mariupol and the rebel-held town of Gorlivka have put further strain on a fragile ceasefire.
Ukraine's Security Service suspects Russia of trying to bribe a local left-wing party.
To build a positive image, the U.S. should focus attention on its way of life rather than its foreign policy.
The pro-Russian separatists have access to a radioactive bunker. Kiev fears they plan to weaponize it.
The first sim cards went on sale on Thursday according to Interfax.
Lethal military support to Kiev will create more problems than it solves.