Despite the recent agreement for ceasefire, Russia has continued attacks on SyriaJulia Camera | Contributor Russian warplanes soared through northern Syria, bombing rebel regimes and breaching the ceasefire on Sunday. The US and Russia instilled the ceasefire on Feb. 27 in hopes of bringing urgent support to parts of the […]
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Russia cuts diplomatic ties with Turkey after destruction of Russian aircraftBy Seth Brandle | Contributor After Turkish military shot down a Russian warplane on the border of Turkey and Syria in late November, international tensions escalated amidst the growing Syrian conflict. Turkey claims that after the Russian plane entered Turkish […]
Russia reaches an agreement with Syria, Iran, Iraq and Hezbollah to share intelligence in the fight against ISIS By Joseph Johns | Echo The Iraqi Joint Operations Command has promised the country will “help and cooperate in collecting information about the terrorist group (ISIS), according to Al-Jazeera.The Iraqi military will be […]
President Obama meets Putin at the U.N. summit to discuss policy concerning Syria By Tom Gbean | Echo The U.S. and Russia have long opposed each other on the world stage, but the antagonism reached a peaked when the leaders of the two nations met this week at the United […]
The U.S. takes notice of Russia’s military buildup in Syria.By Tom Gbean | Echo Russia rushes into Syria with questionable heavy armament and artillery while immigrants flood into Europe from the Middle East to seek refuge from war and persecution. Its most recent influx of military equipment caused the U.S. […]
Obama will wait for results of peace talks before he considers sending arms and supplies to Ukraine.
Russia’s new foreign policy is a result of the West’s failure to address Russia’s interests and concerns, Putin’s defense of traditional Christian values and his need to boost popularity numbers at home.
Russia’s drive to become less dependent on the West, combined with its aggressive foreign policy and remilitarization of the Arctic, could lead to another cold war.
Due to a lack of financial assurance from Ukraine, negotiations between Russia and Ukraine over natural gas have stalled.
Taylor students discuss the Ukraine crisis and give personal insight into what life is like there