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Lightning Strikes Twice? Malaysia Airline Tragedies


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Fiery Plane Crash

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:10 p.m. DST, 17 July 2014 DONETSK, Ukraine — First, we preface this article with our sympathies for the families and friends of the 295 people who died when a Malaysian Airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine earlier today. It is a horrific tragedy, in a world which has […]

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Gazprom Pipeline Runs Dry



"Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline" Photo by: rickz

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 08:05 p.m. DST, 21 June 2014 KIEV, Ukraine — The violent conflict between Russian separatists and Ukrainian militias is slowing down, if only momentarily, due to a ceasefire declared by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, 18 June. While bloodshed may be decreasing, Russia has initiated a new economic […]

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US Hypocritical Response to Ukraine Conflict



"Riot police blocking the way to the parliament building on Sunday night" Photo by: Ivan Bandura

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 08:57 a.m. DST, 13 May 2014 DONETSK, Ukraine — On Sunday, 11 May, two Ukrainian provinces conducted supposed democratic referendums to determine their international identity. The motions were suspicious at best, as 90% of votes counted in Donetsk favored withdrawal from Ukrainian authority and turnout in Luhansk determined 96 […]

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Portrait of a Fugitive. Deposed Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych Flees



Fugitive Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Photo by European Parliament

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 21:19 p.m. EDT, 24 February 2014 KIEV, Ukraine – Days following a truce announcement which ended the bloody riots which rocked the Ukrainian capital, news outlets are reporting that the ousted leader is in fact now a fugitive. As the sign held by the protesters to the right depicts, deposed […]

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Deadly Ukrainian Riots Cease as President Yanukovych Declares Truce


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Man Standing on Barricade, Regional State Administration Building, Kiev, Ukraine, Photo by Pavlo Kuzyk

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:35 a.m. EDT, 20 February 2014 KIEV, Ukraine – Protesters who had been barricaded in the city’s trade union building which they were using as an operation base, remain steadfast in their cause, despite security forces deadly attack against them. Casualties have ensued on both sides as Tuesday at least […]

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