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Ukraines Grain Deal

Ukraine’s Grain Deal

Ava Kahn November 27, 2022

Ukraine is one of the largest exporters of wheat, corn, and sunflower oil. When war broke out between Ukraine and Russia, global food prices rose significantly. Following this, a deal was brokered by the...

Developments in Ukraine: November 2022

Developments in Ukraine: November 2022

Sanjay Palta-Hill November 27, 2022

Nearly nine months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainians received a huge morale boost after pushing Russian forces out of the city of Kherson. Kherson is a key city in southeastern Ukraine that...

Updates: War in Ukraine

Updates: War in Ukraine

Alexandra Saffman November 11, 2022

Over the past month, Russian bombing of infrastructure has hit close to a third of Ukraine’s power stations, and citizens have been encouraged to conserve energy, while millions have been left without...

Crimean Bridge Explosion a Huge Blow to Russia

Crimean Bridge Explosion a Huge Blow to Russia

Sanjay Palta-Hill October 27, 2022

On October 8, a huge explosion wrecked a significant portion of the Crimean Bridge. The bridge, also known as the Kerch Bridge, was the only physical connection between Crimea and mainland Russia. Spanning...

Ukrainian Civilians Targeted by Russia as War Tensions Rise

Ukrainian Civilians Targeted by Russia as War Tensions Rise

Jonathan Buscher October 27, 2022

Following the recent Ukrainian strike on the Kerch Bridge, which connects Russia to Crimea, and was acting as a major conduit for Russian military supplies, Putin responded by targeting civilians directly...

Ukraine Holds its Ground While Russia Promises More Offensive Measures

Ukraine Holds its Ground While Russia Promises More Offensive Measures

Alexandra Saffman October 9, 2022

Within the past month, Ukraine has recovered more than 3,000 square miles in its northeast sphere as well as in the southern Kherson region, while Russia has begun larger conscription measures, and has...

The Latest Ukraine vs. Russia Controversy

The Latest Ukraine vs. Russia Controversy

Ava Kahn August 25, 2022

The destructive war between Ukraine and Russia has been ongoing for months now and continues to be a major problem. There are a few main events occurring at this time. Ukraine and Russia have accused...

Global Food Crisis Continues Despite Ukrainian Shipment

Global Food Crisis Continues Despite Ukrainian Shipment

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

On Monday, August 1, 2022, the Razoni, a Ukrainian ship carrying over 26,000 tons of corn, departed the port of Odesa in the Black Sea. With its destination being the port of Tripoli in Lebanon, this shipment...

Holodomor: How Stalin Starved Ukraine to Death

Holodomor: How Stalin Starved Ukraine to Death

Vince Kim August 25, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine, setting off a war that has been going on for six months as of August 25. Following the increasing tensions from the annexation of Crimea in...

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