Fancy restaurants and trendy boutiques stand just blocks away from stuffy bomb shelters where survivors hunker down in eastern Ukraine's pro-Russian rebel capital city of Donetsk. Some parts of the heart of the former Soviet republic's coal mining country make it hard to believe that a 29-month war has been raging around them at the cost of more than 9,600 lives and an even deeper rift in ties between Moscow and the West.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Overnight shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed three people and wounded five as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold, the city council said Thursday.
By Gabriela Baczynska and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - As Ukrainian troops gained ground in eastern Ukraine in early July, separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, a Russian national, left for Moscow for politic...
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — For the people huddled in a dank and chilly bomb shelter Tuesday, the question of who was responsible was less important than the fact of their misery.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A former Ukrainian president led talks Monday to help end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, bringing together the Russian ambassador, pro-Russian rebel leaders and European officials.