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Instability in Eastern Europe

Instability in Eastern Europe

By Alexander Clark, ’19 Since 2014, Ukraine has served as a flashpoint for clashing Europe-Russia interests. What began as protests against the Pro-Yanukovych government escalated into Civil War between a… Read more »

What is Next for Syria?

What is Next for Syria?

By Alexander Clark, ’19 Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War has been analyzed as an ongoing and inconclusive conflict. Many observers took for granted that the conflict would never reach… Read more »

The Decline of the Russian Ruble

The Decline of the Russian Ruble

Laya Mallela ’17 On Wednesday, October 9, the Russian ruble hit all-time lows of 44.74 against the euro-dollar basket and 40.13 against the dollar (USD). The ruble began sliding at… Read more »

U.S. Increases Sanctions on Russia, Hurting Global Markets

U.S. Increases Sanctions on Russia, Hurting Global Markets

by Evan Gao ’16 After President Vladimir Putin blatantly violated international law last week and annexed Crimea, the western powers implemented economic sanctions on many of Russia’s companies, government officials,… Read more »

Ukraine Crisis: Russia Threatens to Retaliate

Ukraine Crisis: Russia Threatens to Retaliate

By Deip Majithia ’16 Uncertainty continues in Crimea as Ukrainian officials accuse Russian troops of armed aggression. Meanwhile, President Obama negotiated, in conjunction with world leaders, that Russia de-escalate the… Read more »

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