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As reported by the Associated Press, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden had an hourlong phone conversation on Feb. 12 about what has become a security crisis between Russia and the West.

Tensions on the rise between Russia and U.S. over Ukraine

Maria Jose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer February 13, 2022

The world is off to a rocky start in 2022, with tensions on the rise at the Ukraine-Russian border as countries like the U.S. threaten Russia with heavy sanctions if it moves to invade Ukraine. This...

“People Gather during a Protest against the Jailing of Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny at the Statue of Alexander Pushkin in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday.”

Protests over Russian censorship snowball into arrests

Renata Diaz, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

Jan. 23, 2021. To many, this was just a regular Saturday. However, for protesters in Russia, Jan. 23 was anything but ordinary.  On that Saturday, over 20,000 Russians banded together to protest the...

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Putin rumored to resign as Russian President after more than eight years

Taron Lilly, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

After spending over eight years in public office and in other positions of power for over twenty, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, is rumored to have plans to resign.  Putin’s leadership...

News in Brief

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor December 3, 2019

Russia Oleg Sokolov, a specialist in French history, famous historical reenactor and professor at the University of St. Petersburg, was pulled out of the Moika River on Saturday, Nov. 9, and investigated...

Air Force lands mysterious plane

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor November 18, 2019

The United States Air Force’s mysterious unmanned flight successfully landed on Oct. 27 after a record-breaking 780 days in orbit. The flight was the fifth mission as part of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle...

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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor February 22, 2019

Ukraine  Russian lawmakers voted on Feb. 19 to ban the use of smartphones or recording devices by the military after journalists used the digital traces of smart devices to expose state secrets. Pictures...

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Poroshenko condemns Russia

Max Elkan, Staff Writer December 7, 2018

Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, said on Dec. 3 he would propose that Parliament declare martial law in the country after the Russian military attacked and seized three Ukrainian navy ships in...

Muppet Wikia

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor November 2, 2018

Pakistan On Oct. 31, Pakistan’s highest court ordered the release of a Christian woman who had been sentenced to death for blasphemy. The move set off a wave of backlash from hard-line Islamists and...

Russia delivers missiles to Syria

Missiles delivered from Russia to Syria

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer October 5, 2018

On Sept. 28, the Russian government announced that the delivery of S-300 missiles to Syria had commenced. This development comes in the aftermath of a friendly-fire incident on Sept. 17, in which the Syrian...

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