Ten months of fighting, more than 5,000 people killed and a poorly respected ceasefire in tatters.

A surge in violence in Ukraine is prompting the US to review its involvement in the conflict.

Up until now, it has stopped short of providing arms, as the Kiev government battles pro-Russia separatists.

But the White House has been hinting at a change of policy. But is it prompting a bigger fight that Ukraine is unlikely to win?

And does the US risk expanding a proxy war with its old adversary?

Host: Adrian Finighan

Guests:

Mychailo Wynnychyj, Associate Professor at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, in Kiev.

Sergei Strokan, foreign affairs columnist for Kommersant newspaper in Moscow.

Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC.

Source: Al Jazeera