The Guilfordian

News and Brief: World and Nation

Rishab Revankar, World and Nation Editor

March 8, 2014

Simferopol, Ukraine  According to CNN, Russian President Vladimir Putin is not committed to annexing Ukraine’s Crimea region amidst the unfolding crisis in Ukraine. However, Putin insists on Russia’s right to intervene militarily “as a last resort” and has mobilized sizable troop reinforcements. Meanwh...

Ukrainian president ousted; what’s next for the country?

Ian Penny, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014

The situation resembles a Hollywood movie. A ragtag group representing the people faces off against a tyrannical leader to secure its freedom through battling impossible odds and emerging victorious. However, few films deal with what happens after the revolution. Ukraine now faces such an odyssey. “Life...

Ukraine re-elects president in disputed election

Clarence Turpin, Staff Writer

November 9, 2012

The re-election of Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych, a strong leader in the Party of Regions, has been called into question across the globe. Many believe Yanukovych’s victory can be attributed to the jailing of his lead opposition, Yulia Tymoshenko, and that election fraud was a key factor in his...