Ukrainian soldiers detain a man, center, “suspected” of spying for pro-Russian militants at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. Ukraine’s crisis entered dangerous new territory with Kiev claiming its forces destroyed a Russian military convoy, while the United States warned Moscow over its “provocative” efforts at destabilisation. Anatolii Stepanov/AFP via Getty Images
As living conditions worsen near the rebel-held city of Donetsk, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he would accept humanitarian aid.
Aug. 15, 2014 Relatives meet with 25 Ukrainian servicemen who had been released from captivity in the Donetsk region during a meeting in Kiev. Shelling killed 11 civilians and wounded eight more over the past 24 hours in the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, local authorities said Friday. Mykhaylo Markiv/Presidential Press-Service via AFP/Getty Images