Russia bullies Ukraine

TRAVESTY — Pro-Russian protestors tear down Ukrainian flag and replace it with a Russian flag in front of the Donetsk Oblast Regional State Administration building. Google Images

Vladimir Putin seeks to establish an empire with Eastern Europe annexation Near the middle of the 20th century, a disgraced nation rising to power attempted to annex land from a weaker nation. The world powers of the time consented with little fuss. Unfortunately for them, this appeasement played a heavy …

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Ukraine crisis impacts student’s family

Conflict — A dispute over Crimea has attracted the attention of world leaders. Photo credit: Breann Black

Tension involving Russia’s attempt to gain possession of Crimea evokes concern from relative in Lynchburg Sarah Babb, a Liberty University senior whose parents are working as missionaries in Ukraine, explained that when she heard about what was going on in the country, she immediately wanted to get in contact with …

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Russian sanctions still ineffective

UNCERTAINTY — Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to capture land amidst international and diplomatic warnings of war and increased sanctions. Google Images

Tensions rise as Russian troops take over Ukrainian military bases in Crimea with no hope of compromise Two things have remained consistent with the current occupant of the Oval Office: red lines and “don’t go any further” warnings. This time, however, President Barack Obama followed through with his tough talk, …

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Ukraine on the brink of disaster

CONFLICT — The threat of war has resulted in tension in the Eastern European region. Google Images

The Ukrainian military is on high alert as the country appeals for international help against a Russian invasion World leaders are watching Russia with a wary eye as Ukraine fights to keep political independence away from the old ties of the former Soviet Union. Meanwhile, Crimea, a peninsula off of …

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