Lessons Yet to be Learned: War in Ukraine

Written by: Ken Wang In the past few weeks, almost all of the news that we have seen is related to Ukraine, Russia, or sanctions in some capacity. There are daily updates on military actions in Ukraine and economic sanctions imposed on Russia followed by statements and/or reactions from the White House, American allies in…

What’s the Deal with Ukraine?

Written by: Julie Schneiberg Even if you only loosely follow politics, it is likely you have heard about Ukraine in the past few weeks as the country that has been scattered across US news headlines. Ukraine, a former member of the Soviet Union, is located between Europe and Russia and has a complicated relationship with…

The Ukrainian Election: TV Star Turned Presidential Frontrunner

Written by: Daniel Zaydman On March 31, over eighteen million Ukrainians went to the polls for the first time since the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution. Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian who plays the Ukrainian President on the wildly-popular satirical television series Servant of the People, came out in first place with over 30 percent of the popular…