United Nations Urgent Meeting on Ukraine

On Thursday a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, containing 298 passengers, exploded, crashed, and burned in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine. The plane was blown out of the sky at 33,000 feet, and while believed to be a terrorist attack, has not yet been confirmed. The United States is currently analyzing the trajectory of the […]

Following More Sanctions, Russia Responds By Violating Ukraine’s Airspace

After being threatened with yet another round of sanctions from the United States and the European Union, Russia responded by violating Ukraine’s airspace multiple times. In a report released by the Pentagon, the Russian Air Force sent several fighter jets over Ukraine the night of April 25. After flying military attack aircraft over another country […]

After Taking Crimea, Putin Has Set His Sights on Southern Ukraine

Following the referendum in Crimea this past Sunday, which allegedly resulted in 95% of the voters choosing to be annexed by Russia, President Putin announced that he had submitted legislation to absorb the former Ukrainian Peninsula. The reactions of the Crimean people were decidedly mixed. Much of the ethnic Russian population celebrated their land returning […]

The Crimean Peninsula is Soon to Be a Part of Russia

Recent talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov only served to re-establish the well known fact  that USA and Russia are vehemently opposed to one another on the crisis in Ukraine. Lavrov has said there is “no common vision” between the two nations for the future of Ukraine. Following […]

Putin Challenges the West By Sending Troops Into Ukraine

Despite stern warnings from President Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin has activated large numbers of military personnel in the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine. Earlier this week, Russia’s Upper House of Parliament unanimously voted to authorize Putin to use military force in Ukraine. Russia’s actions came soon after Ukraine’s former President, Viktor Yanukovych, fled Ukraine following […]

Pussy Rioters Sentenced

Twitter was buzzing about the “Pussy Riot” with much confusion and equal support. A judge sentence the girl group to two years in prison for ‘crudely undermined social order’, after being the backbone of the protest against president Vladimir Putin. A little background on the group, the “Pussy Riot” is a Russian feminist punk-rock musical […]

Predictions for Euro

Last years Champs, Russia, prove to be a powerhouse this year, however, the Ukraine and Croatia have come far from being the underdogs. This year the UEFA Euro 2012 is being held in Poland and the Ukraine, which is there first time either country has held this tournament. It begins from June 8th to July […]