Winter nights in Donbass are cold, and bitter. Snow on the front lines turns to mud, making movement a chore or, when deadly combat breaks out, a chaotic mad dash. It has been nearly three years since conflict swept through Ukraine’s east, and after numerous failed political agreements, the war continues to rage. But further […]
The war in Ukraine, having cost more than 9,000 lives since it begun in the spring of 2014, has now entered a relatively stagnant phase. No major offensives have occurred since Russian regular forces assaulted the city of Debaltsevo in February, 2015. Along the static front lines, warfare more closely resembles that of the First […]
Russian state media managers have engaged in three types of propagandistic distortions: skewed selection and translation of US media; biased Russian investigation of US news stories; and outright fabrication of stories, sometimes loosely based on real US news stories.
The Local Coordination Committees (LCC) is an activist network that has coordinated protests and opposition media activity since the start of the Syrian uprising. They maintain that they use stringent verification processes to accurately cover the news in Syria. The LCC also cooperates with the Center for Documentation of Violations in Syria (VDC). Foreign field […]