Post navigation Ukraine’s military forces have been fighting Russia-backed separatists, mostly in the east of the country, since 2014. The Ukrainian government has been receiving military assistance from the United States and some other Western countries to strengthen their defense. The situation in Ukraine remains tense as the fighting continues without any clear resolution in sight. An Amish man in Davenpor, Iowa was trapped in a collapsed building for 16 hours with a leg amputated by rescuers in order to free him. After being rescued, he was taken to hospital to be treated and is currently in stable condition. His family reported that he is doing quite well, despite the traumatic experience.