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A Blockade Brings Eastern Ukraine to a Slow Boil

Feb 21, 2017 | 16:16 GMT
A Blockade Brings Eastern Ukraine to Slow Boil
A Ukrainian demonstrator holds a banner reading "Keep Trade Blockade" at a rally in Kiev on Feb. 19.
(ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP/Getty Images)

An informal blockade of goods from rebel-controlled territories in the Ukrainian region of Donbas entered its third week Feb. 21. Activists and opposition lawmakers are focused on stopping shipments of anthracite coal produced in the region. The situation in Donbas will remain tense as conditions for violence ripen along the front lines....

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