Many of the young men clamoring to reach the West are fugitives from Bashar al-Assad’s savage military.
Kristina Jovanovski A Ukraine-based journalist, has contributed to Al Jazeera Online, Mashable, the International Business Times and Britain's Sunday Times. Jovanovski previously worked as a producer for the CBC, CTV and Sky News.
Increasing violence in Ukraine’s east means civilians have fewer and fewer places where they can feel safe.
There’s no due process, and there are no civil liberties, but cops on the beat are obeying the laws—of the USSR.