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The Battle for Donbas

The Russo-Ukrainian War has entered a new phase recently thanks to the failure of the Russian forces to meet military objectives, including the failed capture of Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine. With the deadline to capture the capital and overwhelm the surprisingly resistant Ukrainians overdue, the Russian forces have withdrawn from Kyiv. Now the Russian forces are clawing their way towards a different type of victory in a smaller form. The Eastern region of…

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Victory Day

World War Two was a tragic event that scarred the world in a way never seen before. Millions of lives were extinguished by gunfire, bombs, execution camps, and even nuclear warheads. Entire nations were built and destroyed during the course of the war, and afterward, the world simply was never the same. But the day it was over resounded over every person and nation, as the nightmare was finally over: it was Victory Day. The…

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2022 French Election: A Win for the World

Last Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron won re-election, becoming the first French president to do so in two decades. A lot of people, especially here in the United States, do not understand how significant Macron’s win was. If he had lost, that would mean a potentially major effect on people across the globe. The French President faced off against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who has voiced her discontent with the European Union and NATO,…

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The Battle for Donbas Begins

The Russo-Ukrainian War has entered a new phase recently thanks to the failure of the Russian forces to meet military objectives, including the failed capture of Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine. With the deadline to capture the capital and overwhelm the surprisingly resistant Ukrainians overdue, the Russian forces have withdrawn from Kyiv. Now the Russian forces are clawing their way towards a different type of victory in a smaller form. The Eastern region of…

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The Nordic Countries Go NATO

With the Russo-Ukrainian War in full swing, the sudden destabilization of security in Europe has led many to ask tough questions that were thought to be extinct at the end of the Cold War way back in 1991. What was once thought to be a new era of peace has been interrupted by the Kremlin in Russia, seeking to enforce Russian authority in Eastern Europe, and remind the West of their capabilities. However, this move…

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A Ukrainian Perspective: Foreign Exchange Student Speaks to her Experience

Tetiana Trach hopes to continue her education in the states and has organized a gofundme to help make this possible. This link provides more information: https://gofund.me/eb18901f. Continue reading to learn of her journey to the US from Ukraine and how current events frame her everyday life. Tetiana Trach came to the United States at the beginning of this school year – August 2021. At that time, the current Russia-Ukraine war remained speculative. When the invasion…

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The Latest Updates: Staying with the Times

This November will mark the 2022 midterm elections. Some governors and senators, as well as the entire house of representatives, are up for reelection this year. As it currently stands, Democrats hold both houses of congress. However, due to many circumstances, polls are reflecting probable defeats for Democrats in both houses. Biden has been under a lot of criticism for the economic situation complaints mainly target inflation and rising gas prices. However, many people realize…

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Ukrainian Colors in Space – On Russian Cosmonauts

The recent invasion of Ukraine, which is still ongoing, has raised many questions from the Russian people and has sparked a multitude of conflicts on the streets of Moscow. Many people of Russia believe that the Ukrainians are almost like family – brothers and sisters of a sibling nation. With the proposal from Putin that Ukraine is ruled by Nazis and that it must be liberated, many Russians have questioned and even defied the president…

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A Nomination For History

On Monday of this week, the hearings for supreme court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson began. She was nominated by President Joe Biden to replace Justice Stephen Breyer. Justice Breyer, a left-leaning justice on the court, announced his retirement a few months ago. Biden upheld his promise to nominate an African-American woman to the court if he were given the chance. Some people, mainly Republicans, believed that it was not a good idea to prematurely choose…

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Grand Theft Armor

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a cruel set of circumstances with suffering on all sides. Thousands have already died in the conflict, and millions of civilians have been misplaced – some losing their homes to the hellish artillery fire ravaging the eastern European countryside. Yet in all of this, it seems that the local Ukrainian farmers have been making light of the situation, often leaving Russian forces humiliated. The ongoing Russian invasion has been…

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