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National Riots and Plane Searching

Planes on the hunt for Flight 370 attempt to find an answer for the disappearance of the airline, as well as the location of the plane.

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor

April 21, 2014

Ukraine- Ukraine’s acting president Oleksandr Turchynov set a deadline for Friday to mark the start of a “large-scale antiterrorist operation”. As the deadline has already passed without any military or police intervention, pro-Russian militants continue to seize government buildings throughout eastern Ukraine in protest of Crimea’s ...

Friday Links: Update on Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin states his approval of the draft proposal on Crimea’s secession from Ukraine in a speech.

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor

March 21, 2014

Crimea, a city in Ukraine, has found itself in the middle of United States and Russian political tension. Crimea joined Ukraine 1954, which was not a problem until 1991 when the Soviet Union split, leaving Crimea in independent Ukraine. The problem is 60% of Crimea’s population of two million identi...

Friday Links: American Politics vs. Eastern European Politics

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor

March 3, 2014

Ukraine The new government of Ukraine has placed an arrest warrant on ousted president Viktor Yanukovych for the mass murder of many innocent civilians. On Tuesday, Parliament voted to send the former president to the International Criminal Court. Now on the run after being ousted from legislature...

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