A 400-kilometer-long front line runs between Ukraine's government-held territories and areas occupied by separatists. The civilian populace along this "border" lives in constant fear that hostilities will resume.
Ukrainian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko has been laid to rest after he was killed in a cafe bombing on Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin's aide Vladislav Surkov described Zakharchenko as a "brother."
Bashar Assad's troops are gearing up for a final battle with rebels in Idlib. With Turkey refusing to budge, where will 3 million Syrians go? Anchal Vohra spoke to civilians, experts and rebel leaders on the ground.
Moscow called the high-profile killing of a pro-Russian separatist leader in Ukraine's breakaway Donetsk region "a provocation." DW spoke to experts about what the brutal murder means for long-stalled efforts at peace.
In an interview with DW, US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker blamed Russia for the stalemate in talks. He also reaffirmed the US's readiness to supply additional lethal weapons to Kyiv.
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