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An assortment of American and Russian Vinyls. Russian censorship of certain bands have caused many to speak out. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Russian musicians speak out against Ukraine invasion

Zoe Elyse September 3, 2022
Ever since the start of the war in Ukraine, many artists from Russia have voiced their support for the people of Ukraine. Now, those artists are bringing their opinions with them on tour in the United States.
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Left to Right: Sarah Baxter, Alexander Orlov, Leonie Huddy, Jonathan Sanders, and John Frederick Bailyn discussing the Ukraine conflict on Stony Brook Universitys campus. The panel was open to students, faculty, and the general public. VIOLA FLOWERS/THE STATESMAN

International panelists deliver teach-in on Ukraine at Stony Brook University

Viola Flowers March 27, 2022
Alexander Orlov, Stony Brook professor of material science and chemical engineering, held his mother close in his heart as he participated in the Ukraine teach-in panel on March 23, thinking of the war waging outside of her front door in Ukraine.
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A map of the 2014 Ukrainian ethnic conflict.MONDOLKIRI1/CC BY-SA 3.0

Russia won’t invade Ukraine — for now

Saad Haroon February 16, 2022
#OPINION: The entire Western bloc, as well as the news media, is buzzing with rumors of an impending confrontation, with British officials putting troops on alert. Regardless of the rhetoric, Russia is unlikely to invade Ukraine in the near future.
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Corey Flintoff (above, right) gives a talk at Stony Brook University. ANAMARIA SALOBO/THE STATESMAN

Former Moscow correspondent for NPR talks Russian politics

Antonia Brogna November 17, 2016
After spending four years as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, Russia, Corey Flintoff visited Stony Brook University to discuss Russian-American relations.
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Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel, above, has been the one main voice pushing for more assitance to refugess  fleeing the Syrian Crisis. Few other nations have been fighting for humanity efforts to the same extent as Merkel. PHOTO CREDIT: ALEXANDER KURZ

German Chancellor Merkel is the leader the world must learn from

Maurice Abernathy September 20, 2015
As millions of innocent families head to Europe in the hopes of escaping violence, most European leaders have remained silent and cold towards the refugees.
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Nemtsov’s death may have silenced him, but not his message

Zach Rowe March 5, 2015
On Feb. 27, an assassin gunned down Boris Nemtsov, a noted Russian opposition politician and outspoken critic.
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Cowards in the Ukraine

Jeremy Kline February 27, 2014
If you have been paying any attention at all to local, national, or international news networks over the past couple of weeks, you might have noticed the escalating situation over in the Ukraine. Or maybe you have not, because you have been living under a rock. I’m not going to judge. So, for those of us who may not know so much about the conflict, let me give you a very brief overview of what is going on.
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