Eastern Ukraine


Several thousand civilians are trapped on Ukraine's latest battlefield

Heavy fighting is raging once again in eastern Ukraine. After five months of a fragile ceasefire, Ukrainian rebels went on the offensive again a couple of weeks ago, and the Ukrainian army has been fighting them in the town of Debaltseve. But along with the soldiers are several thousand civilians living in squalid conditions in the town.


NATO takes aim at Russia's attacks — online

With Russia's military intervening in Ukraine, NATO has plenty to discuss at this week's summit. But one aspect of the conflict with Russia goes beyond Ukraine. It lies in cyberspace. And NATO is set to ratify a measure that would directly confront Russian and others on the virtual battlefield.