On the Frontlines of Ukraine's Proxy War Between the West and Russia

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The West has used everything from signals intelligence operations, espionage, fighter jet saber-rattling, and diplomatic standoffs to stem the rise of Russian influence around the world. These efforts are coming to a dangerous head in Ukraine — a classic Eastern Bloc proxy state — where the presence of NATO troops is driving tensions to Cold War-era levels.

As the armed conflict between the Ukrainian army and Russian-backed separatists enters its third year, VICE travels to the frontline to take a closer look at what international assistance really looks like for those caught in the line of fire.




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"Now you can hear the Minsk Peace Agreement"

- That word is priceless LMFAO.

Author — Kenneth

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That Ukraine SF guy has a very calming voice. Seems like he’s been through it and knows how to handle life. Wish him and all of his comrades the best.

Author — Marcus Merisier

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Him: will you go to prom with me?
Her: yes!
Him: *goes to east Ukraine*

Author — Mr Banana

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"We learn our mistakes with blood"

Author — NexusProxy

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And back in Germany people complain about plane noises lol

Author — Jeff

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If only Ukraine had a large oil reserve this was would’ve been over along time ago

Author — E4 Mafia

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Difficult to watch this, many of my classmates went there and at least half of them were killed...

Author — RogueMUA

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Glory to Ukraine, bless every last one of their souls

Author — Crusader_Wolf

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its like escape from tarkov, but with no loot to steal

Author — James Maron

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Name Withheld, damn, what a cool name. I wish my parents named me Name Withheld.

Author — THE1NONLY1

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"There's bullet holes everywhere from high-velocity weapons." Ah yes, such technical language

Author — Commander Shepard

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This is so sad.
He's talking about WWIII and most hate- and blameful comments get the most likes.
I guess humanity is quick to forget and it's in our nature to once again enter the cycle of destruction and death.

For me, that's hard to accept.

Author — HorstEwald

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“Artillary shells, gun shots and dogs barking” sounds like Detroit

Author — Slone Smart

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13:17
"The shrapnel spreads out"

*touches vest*

Author — Conner Lin

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10:46 “now you can hear the Minsk peace agreement” xD, I’m so late

Author — Ghiaccio

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11:10 LMFAO hahahaha JOURNALIST LITERALLY USED THE SOLDIER AS A HUMAN SHIELD 😂😂😂😂😂😂

Author — Marvin Montrose

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10:28 Thats the most honest "yea right" face I have ever seen

Author — G N

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The world: Everyone chill until we figure something out!
Russia: okay okay...
The world:...
Russia:...
The world: you raided a Ukrainian outpost didnt you?
Russia: no
The world :RUSSIA! NOT AGAIN!
*plays sitcom theme*

Author — Keaton Castillo

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As a Canadian, I'd militarily support Ukraine if I had the choice. If World War Three were to break out, I'd like to think we could help.

Author — twitchyflash

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And still almost zero media coverage in the US...

Author — Pure Style