Ukrainian military

  • May 27, 2014  

    Deadly fighting in Ukraine’s east escalated as battles between government forces and pro-Russia militants stretched into a second day. Government forces were back in control of the airport in Donetsk after calling in airstrikes and paratroopers and Dozens of bodies piled up at local morgues from region-wide fighting. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Ukraine. Continue reading

  • May 26, 2014  

    Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff from Kiev for an update on the latest fighting and chaos in Eastern Ukraine. Warner also discusses the challenges facing the likely future president, Petro Poroshenko, as he lays out plans to both unite the country and strengthen ties with Europe and Russia. Continue reading

  • May 1, 2014  

    In the Eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, riot police attempted to take a stand against pro-Russian May Day marches with tear gas and stun grenades, but their show of force incited demonstrators to push back against the officers, attacking and taking over the last government building in the city still loyal to Kiev. James Mates of Independent Television News reports from Donetsk. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2014  

    Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to analyze the involvement and guidance coming from the U.S., as the Ukrainian military attempts to reclaim territory in the eastern part of the country. They also discuss the upcoming diplomacy talks in Geneva between Secretary of State John Kerry and other officials from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union. Continue reading