Relatives and members of a Ukrainian military medical unit mourn for their four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Relatives and members of a Ukrainian military medical unit mourn for their four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Ukraine...

Relatives and members of a Ukrainian military medical unit mourn for their four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday in eastern Ukraine, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Vedat Xhymshiti; is an independent journalist and war correspondent. He has reported on a number of Middle Eastern conflicts from the Arab Spring in 2010 to the current Syrian civil war. He has been published in various media including Der Spiegel, NY Times, TIME, Paris Match, Le Monde ect. He is specialized in International Relations and Diplomacy. Xhymshiti is also a print media critic, a columnist for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and founder of THEFrontliner.net

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