Crimea Orphans Left Behind

Crimea Orphans Left Behind

As Russia’s annexation of Crimea has left the future of Ukraine in uncertainty, an even greater uncertainty has been placed upon the thousands of orphans left behind to face a disparaging future. Over 3,600 orphans left in the 22 orphanages in Crimea, who once had hopes of being adopted by western families, now remain in […]

Vladimir Putin and the Invasion of Crimea Only The Beginning

Vladimir Putin and the Invasion of Crimea Only The Beginning

Hillary Clinton is one of many former and current high power officials comparing Russia’s President Vladimir Putin’s military action in Crimea as to Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland in 1939. Many see it as a sign of things to come. A pro-Russian army, believed to be under the orders of President Putin, began the takeover […]

Crimea: Who Voted in Favor of Russia at the UN Assembly–and Why

Crimea: Who Voted in Favor of Russia at the UN Assembly–and Why

Thursday a vote of 100 for-11 against, with 58 abstentions, showed general support for the resolution condemning the Crimean referendum. Eleven of 193 nations voted in favor of Russia and pro-Russian Crimeans: Armenia, Belarus, Bolivia, Cuba, North Korea, Nicaragua, Sudan, Syria, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Russia itself. Russia’s ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, began by calling on all nations […]

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