Over the past three months, as unrest in Ukraine has provoked one of the biggest confrontations between Russia and the United States since the Cold War, FRONTLINE’s James Jones has been on the ground documenting the crisis up-close.

In The Battle for Ukraine, premiering this Tuesday, May 27, Jones delivers a chilling look at both sides of the ongoing fight — revealing firsthand the deep-seated hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists with historic ties to the Nazis, and violent pro-Russian separatists vying for control of the country.

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In part two of Battle Zones, a special developing report out of Syria: FRONTLINE continues its groundbreaking reporting on the war with Arming the Rebels.

Reporter Muhammad Ali crosses into the war zone, and finds Syrian rebel fighters who say they’re being secretly armed and trained by the United States, out of a previously unreported location.

Continue reading:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/inside-frontline/tuesday-on-frontline-battle-zones-ukraine-syria/

Watch the videos:

The Battle for Ukraine

Syria: Arming the Rebels

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