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Ukrainian flag sits in bed of flowers in Beacon Hill.

OPINION: Self-determination, the key to settling the war in Ukraine — and other separatist disputes

Miguel Rodrigues, Journal Contributor April 24, 2024

The war between Ukraine and Russia has been a great success in terms of solidifying unity among NATO allies and synching the US with the EU. However, it is now time to strike a deal in Ukraine, since continuing...

Courtesy of Nika Chelnokova.

Suffolk Law strives to make change in Ukraine war

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2024

Suffolk University Law School is the host of the Ukraine Accountability Project, an international effort to document crimes against humanity in Ukraine perpetuated by the Russian government. The student...

Demonstrators hold flags in support of Ukraine Jan. 22, 2023.

Suffolk community looks back on the one year anniversary of the war in Ukraine

Lina Gildenstern, Graduate Contributor March 7, 2023

Feb. 24 marked one year since Russia invaded Ukraine, and today the violence has prevailed, sparking concerns over inflation, energy and international tensions. Reports and photos of the destruction...

Professor Leon Rozmarin

Ukrainians remain under attack by rebels despite cease-fire agreement

February 25, 2015

By Ingrid Burghard A cease-fire agreement and withdrawal from Eastern Ukraine was reached on Feb. 15 by the Trilateral Contact Group, which is composed of representatives from Russia, Ukraine, Germany,...

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at NATO summit.
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Ukraine under pressure

Alexa Gagosz September 24, 2014

By Alexa Gagosz The conflict with Russia and Ukraine never had a true beginning, nor has it had a true ending. Ukraine never fully declared itself under attack, so it can never say that the country...

Interim Ukrainian president Oleksandr Turchynov meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Turchynov announced the recent military operation.
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International Analysis: Ukraine launches “anti-terror” operation against opposition forces

Matt Bacon April 16, 2014

Over the last several days, the worsening crisis in Ukraine has escalated rapidly. Inspired by the events in Crimea, pro-Russian militias and activists have seized control of government buildings in several...

U.S. Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, speaks on the phone with his former Ukrainian counterpart, Igor Tenyukh. 
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Tensions heighten in international row over Ukraine

March 27, 2014

By: Pierre Bono Over the past five months, Ukrainians have suffered a tremendous amount of domestic strife and now international pressure from Russia, which recently annexed Crimea after a quick occupation....

The results of Ukraines 2010 presidential election by region. This map highlights the ethnic and political divisions within Ukraine, with pro-Russian candidate Yanukovych represented in blue, and opposition candidate Yulia Tymoshenko represented in yellow.
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Local organization, Ukrainian Boston, reacts to crisis

Dani Marrero March 5, 2014

After anti-government protests in Ukraine resulted in ousting President Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine has been facing tension with Russian forces invading their country. Refusing to recognize that Yanukovych...

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Putin risks it all: Analyzing the Russian President’s comments on Ukraine

Matt Bacon March 5, 2014

Over the last week or so, one issue has dominated the international news headlines: the crisis in Ukraine. Following the overthrow of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych, Russian forces have occupied...

Embattled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich
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Crisis in Ukraine revives Cold War tensions, political strategies

Matt Bacon February 12, 2014

For a couple of months, people around the world have woken up to news out of Ukraine almost every morning. The country is in a deep economic crisis and facing rampant and increasingly violent protests. The...

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