Sabra Ayres


In eastern Ukraine, a struggle to survive winter

With no cash available and food supplies dwindling, humanitarian crisis brews in the cold in rebel-held east.


Donetsk residents stick together to stay alive

An estimated 36 people die each day in embattled town where pro-Russia rebel separatists fight Ukrainian soldiers.


Amid plane wreckage, Ukrainians seek answers

At the site of the downed aircraft - in rebel-controlled Ukraine - residents witness scenes of horror.


Ukrainians flock to vote in sovereignty referendum

Hundreds of thousands head to the polls despite warnings from Kiev that the referendum would 'destroy' eastern Ukraine.


Revolutionary hopes dim in Kiev as strife spirals

With violence raging in Ukraine's east, residents of capital grow disillusioned with the outcome of Maidan protests.