In Eastern Ukraine, Civilians Pay


by Alisa Sopova The armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, now entering its fifth year, has exhausted the local population. Civilians are hostages to a lack of political will, says a top official from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.… Continue Reading  

Can Ukraine Gnaw Its Way out of Trouble?


by John Feffer Animals caught in a trap will often chew off a limb to escape. Even the occasional human being has resorted to this nightmare option, as the hiker Aron Ralston did when a boulder pinned his arm in… Continue Reading