At the beginning of this month the conflict in Ukraine came back in the news. With the support of the Pascal Decroos Fund, MO * journalist Pieter Stockmans and photographer Jürgen Augusteyns went to both sides of the front line.

They investigated the situation in two regions, which are being launched by the superpowers as showpieces of their war between governmental models for the future of Ukraine. Donetsk focuses on Russia, Odessa on the West. MO* goes to the core of the reasons behind the war and met key players and victims.

Pieter Stockmans

MO * journalist Pieter Stockmans follows the foreign policy of the European Union. He also follows the evolutions in Eastern Europe and the region to the east of the EU. As a freelance journalist, he has been traveling through North Africa and the…