Tag: Ukrainian

U.S. Tells Taiwan to Buy Their Weapons

The Biden administration has been pushing Taiwan to buy their missiles and arms during the heat of the Russian invasion in Ukraine. American officials have been observing the Taiwanese military to see if they are able to fight off a possible invasion from China. There could be a seaborne invasion and the Russian invasion had launched a need for Taiwan to acquire more weapons.

C.I.A. Director Says That Putin May Go Nuclear

C.I.A. Director Says That Putin May Go Nuclear

Central Intelligence Agency director William J. Burns said that Putin may turn nuclear to claim victory in conquering Ukraine to stop the offensives against them. This is the first time the White House has brought up this concern during the seven weeks of war in Ukraine. Burns has dealt with Putin very often and he served as the American ambassador to Russia.

U.S. Provides $800 Million Military Assistance to Ukraine

U.S. Provides $800 Million Military Assistance to Ukraine

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden made an announcement that the United States would be sending an additional $800 million to Ukraine for military weapons. They are expecting a larger assault coming from Russia and would be armed with heavier artillery. The military aid would include artillery systems, artillery rounds, armored personnel carriers and unmanned coastal defense boats.

Reports of Atrocities Surface as Russia Retreats

Reports of Atrocities Surface as Russia Retreats

There is nothing more haunting than seeing the image of civilian bodies piling up on the streets of Ukraine’s cities. Russians continue to attack the southern areas of Ukraine, but there are also opening up to peace talks. Officials and spectators are skeptical about ever reaching peace because they think that the meetings are made to delay a larger attack that is coming from the Russians.

Russia May Be Using Peace Talks to Get More Time for Regrouping Military

Russia May Be Using Peace Talks to Get More Time for Regrouping Military

Ukraine and Russia have been going through multiple peace talks throughout the Ukrainian war. The peace talks are progressing to find a compromise from the two nations, but it is an inevitable thought in many people’s minds that Russia may be using this as a chance to regroup their military. During the meeting, Russia showed that they were not rushing to end the conflict.

Ukrainians May Be Exempt from Trump’s Policy on Immigration

Ukrainians May Be Exempt from Trump’s Policy on Immigration

What once was a warm home has now become rubble. For many Ukrainians, neighboring countries like Poland and Romania have become their sanctuary as their beloved country gets torn down by missiles. Although risky, there are Ukrainians who seek refuge in the United States with hopes to begin a new life there. The United States, for hundreds of years, has been referred to as the “land of opportunity.” The opportunity for a better life is now.

Zelensky Calls on Congress to Do More

Zelensky Calls on Congress to Do More

Through the virtual address in Congress on Wednesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky requested for more help in fighting off the Russian invasion. The theatre-styled auditorium was filled with policymakers squirming and chattering amongst their peers. A haunting quote that translated from Ukrainian echoes through the auditorium: “I call on you to do more.”

Russia Reaches Out to China for Military Aid

Russia Reaches Out to China for Military Aid

U.S. officials stated that Russia reached out to China to get help in military and economic aid. There had been sanctions imposed on Russia from nations around the world because of their unjust act in the Ukrainian War. The interviewed officials refused to share any information about what kind of military weapons Russia is needing.

Ukrainian War Hits the New Yorkers Close to Home

Ukrainian War Hits the New Yorkers Close to Home

It’s almost two weeks since the war in Ukraine began, and it doesn’t look like it’s ending anytime soon. Reservations in Russian restaurants have decreased because people did not want to support Russian cuisine. Sveta, one of the restaurants that serves Russian meals, receives negative emails about the war. The owner thought it would be a good idea to use a more recognizable name.

The Bridges to Another World

The Bridges to Another World

It was a Sunday morning when the blue canvas was clouded by the smokes of gunfire and bombs. The sounds cackle on the ground like fireworks on a New Year’s Day. The fact is…it is not a holiday but a grim tearing of the city of Irpin. People moved to the bridges like a herd of cattle responding to the sounds of the bells. The Ukrainian soldiers were blocking the advancement of Russian soldiers in Kyiv, but they also garnered their focus on helping their civilians flee from the fighting.

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