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As The G-7 Meets In The Hague, Russia Keeps Hurting Ukraine

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The thousands of Russian troops that are building up along the Ukrainian border are concerning to us all. In light of this aggressive move, the Ukrainian government has made it clear that they are prepared for all out war, even… Continue reading

With The Annexation Of Crimea, Putin Is Testing Us Again — Will The US Rise To The Challenge?

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The United States and the European Union is facing one of their greatest foreign policy challenges in decades.
By passing the referendum yesterday and calling for the annexation of Ukraine to the Russian Federation, the voters of Crimea have sent… Continue reading

New Crimean Parliament Votes In Favor Of Leaving Ukraine While U.S. Imposes Sanctions

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It seemed that the situation in embattled Ukraine couldn’t get any more complicated, but it has.
Today, Crimea’s new pro-Russian regional government voted in favor of leaving the country for Russia and will put it to a regional vote in… Continue reading

Prepare For A Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

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It has become clear that Russian President Putin took President Obama’s words at his press conference yesterday for exactly what they were: rhetoric.
This morning, Putin requested – and received – authorization from the Russian Senate to use military force… Continue reading

A Bold and Distinctive Voice From Ukraine

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I am taking the liberty of sharing a blog post that I have received from a friend and associate who divides her time between Kiev and New York–and who recently returned from Ukraine.
Ms Shvachuk’s views are her own and… Continue reading

An Up And Down Week For ObamaCare

More than 1.1 million people signed up for healthcare through the federal and state exchanges last month, according to data released by the government.
Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, said, “These encouraging trends show that more… Continue reading