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Andrii Zinevych (left) and Mariia Zinevych (right) pose for a photo together in Ukraine. This photo was taken on a trip to the Netherlands.

What life is like for a young couple living in Ukraine during Putin’s Invasion

Benjamin Weaver, Reporter March 15, 2022

Andrii Zinevych is scared to leave his apartment. He worries that if he steps outside, he could be grabbed off the street and forced to join The Armed Forces of Ukraine. His wife, Mariia Zinevych, has...

Firefighters extinguish a building of Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) after a rocket attack in Kharkiv, Ukraines second-largest city, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russias assault on Kharkiv, Ukraines second largest city, continued Wednesday, with a Russian strike hitting the regional police and intelligence headquarters, according to the Ukrainian state emergency service. (AP Photo/Andrew Marienko)

History behind Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, explained by Kent State experts

Lynn Vandrasik , Reporter March 2, 2022

Editor's Note: The following story was updated to specify the roles of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as it relates to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  In the early hours...

Russo-Ukraine war tensions rise amid recent conflict

Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor March 1, 2022

As of Feb. 24, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the United Kingdom and other European countries have conferred to decide what actions to take against Russia. Tension among Ukraine and Russia has...

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Microsoft says cyberattacks targeting Ukraine ‘raise serious concerns’ under Geneva Convention

Brian Fung CNN Business March 1, 2022

(CNN) -- As hacking by nation-states has grown more pervasive in recent years, Microsoft has long called for the creation of a new Geneva Convention governing cyberspace.But now, for the first time, the...

Ukrainian service members collect unexploded shells after a fighting with Russian raiding group in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv in the morning of February 26, 2022, according to Ukrainian service personnel at the scene. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP) (Photo by SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

US officials fear the worst is yet to come for Kyiv

Katie Bo Lillis, Natasha Bertrand and Barbara Starr CNN February 28, 2022

(CNN) -- Ukrainian forces have so far managed to stave off Russian ground forces massed less than 20 miles north of the embattled capital Kyiv -- but though they've defied US intelligence predictions that...

Close up of hands typing on laptop. Night work concept.

US braces for Russian cyberattacks as Ukraine conflict escalates. Here’s how that might play out

Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business February 24, 2022

(CNN) -- The standoff between the United States and Russia over the conflict in Ukraine has so far mainly played out on diplomatic and economic fronts. But now, as Russia invades Ukraine and the...

Economic effects of Russian invasion of Ukraine could be felt in Portage County

Nuried Hurtado TV2 Reporter February 23, 2022

President Biden joined the European countries in imposing severe consequences and sanctions over Russia's possible invasion to Ukraine. Kent State's Yonhoo Choi, an associate professor of economics,...

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak on Saturday as tension builds over Russian threat to Ukraine.

Biden warns Putin US will react ‘decisively and impose swift and severe costs’ if Russia invades Ukraine

Natasha Bertrand, Maegan Vazquez, Jasmine Wright and Donald Judd CNN February 12, 2022

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that the US and its allies will respond "decisively and impose swift and severe consequences" on Russia should Putin decide to...

US President Joe Biden gives a press conference after the NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

President Biden heads to Geneva for Putin showdown after shoring up western support

Kevin Liptak, CNN June 15, 2021

 (CNN) -- President Joe Biden flew to Geneva on Tuesday ahead of lengthy and contentious talks with Vladimir Putin, the capstone on a European tour designed to show western solidarity ahead of the...

Antony Blinken speaks during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.

US extends nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Originally Published: 03 FEB 21 08:59 ET Updated: 03 FEB 21 10:35 ET By Jennifer Hansler and Nicole Gaouette, CNN February 3, 2021

(CNN) -- The United States has extended a key nuclear arms control treaty with Russia for five years, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday."Extending the New START Treaty makes the United...

OPINION: Vote where power is: the streets

The debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in Cleveland on Sept. 29 was nothing less than a truly sublime moment, one which thoroughly encapsulated the current state of this country’s mainstream political...

The situation in Syria has been rapidly deteriorating. Last week, the Trump administration ordered US troops to step aside from the border in northern Syria, effectively paving the way for Turkey to launch an offensive against US-backed Kurdish forces who they regard as enemies.

The situation in Syria is rapidly deteriorating. Four things you need to know.

By Nick Paton Walsh, CNN October 14, 2019

Originally Published: 14 OCT 19 12:09 ETUpdated: 14 OCT 19 15:28 ET    (CNN) -- The situation in Syria has been rapidly deteriorating.Last week, the Trump administration ordered US troops to step aside...

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