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The President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves meets with Kent State students in a closed-door conference about Ukraine, the Estonian language patrol, ethnic Russians in Estonia and a variety of other topics at the presidential palace on Monday, March 24, 2014.

Estonia worries about ties to Russia, officials tell KSU students

Laura Mills & Vladimir Isachenkov: Associated Press March 31, 2014

Russia pulled back a battalion from along the Ukrainian border on Monday and sent its prime minister to shower promises on Crimea, pledging quick funds to improve power supplies, water lines and education...

Obama will meet with Ukraine’s prime minister on Wednesday

John-Thor Dahlburg, AP &Lynn Berry, AP March 9, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at 

Opinion: What’s going on in Kiev?

Rachel Godin February 25, 2014

Political demonstrations have been going on for two months in Kiev, Ukraine, but the issues are just now making major headlines because of the 82 killed and 600 wounded, numbers amounting to the bloodiest...

Ukrainian crisis heads into new phase

Angela Charlton and Jim Heintz, AP February 23, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With an ally claiming presidential powers Sunday and the whereabouts and legitimacy of the nominal president unclear, newly freed opposition icon Yulia Tymoshenko may feel her chance...

Kiev protest violence kills scores

Jim Heintz and Yuras Karmanau, AP February 20, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country's deadliest...

Guest Column: Remember May 4th, Support Ukraine

Olena Kagui January 28, 2014

“Shame and tragedy in America; the photographs accuse; the crime in Kent remains unpunished…” Originally published by Izvestia, a Soviet newspaper, I saw this quote at the May 4th memorial at Kent...

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