No Letup in Fighting Across Eastern Ukraine: VICE News Capsule, February 11

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Shelling kills dozens on both sides of Ukraine’s conflict ahead of peace talks, Amsterdam announces plans for brothel run by prostitutes, report says lynchings were more widespread in America’s Jim Crow era of racial segregation, and U.S. Navy is using drone boats to protect its assets at sea. UKRAINE Intense Shelling Kills Troops and Civilians Days Before Minsk Talks Over the past few days, rocket attacks by separatists and Ukrainian military forces in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions have killed dozens of people. NETHERLANDS New Brothel Plans Will Leave Amsterdam’s Pimps in the Dark City officials hope to protect and empower sex workers by giving them a chance to work at a business they actually run. U.S.A. Report Estimates Nearly 4,000 Lynchings in the Jim Crow South That figure is about 700 more than previously thought. WAR GAMES U.S. Navy Looks to Use Unmanned Boats to Defend Ships ​Self-guided drone boats equipped with Control Architecture for Robotic Agent Command and Sensing (CARACaS) can coordinate synchronized attacks and won’t crash into each other or fire on friendly ships. Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network:

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