Less than a year ago, the status of Poland and Hungary’s EU membership seemed to be in jeopardy. Both countries’ conservative leadership had been accused of undermining democracy and LGBTQ+ rights, pushing the Eastern European states further away from their ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent invasion has forced Ukraine into the international spotlight, raising several questions about the names of Ukraine’s cities and the proper phrasing when referencing the country itself. In English, is the country’s capital “Kiev” or “Kyiv”? ...

On Feb. 24, President Vladimir Putin sent several thousand Russian troops on a “special military operation” into Ukraine to purportedly “demilitarize and denazify” the country, beginning one of Europe’s most shocking and troubling security crises of the last fifty years. ...

LOS ANGELES — Across Ukraine, war and devastation rages. In the week following Putin’s Feb. 24 war declaration which he framed as a “special military operation” to “demilitarize Ukraine,” Ukraine has been thrown into a drastic battle for survival.  From ...

LOS ANGELES — The question of whose lives matter has been hotly debated for years, but with the recent escalation of the Russian war in Ukraine, it seems the answer is clear for mainstream Western media: white, European lives matter. ...

LOS ANGELES — The last time a foreign power invaded Europe, few people owned a television. Radio was the most common form of communication, and Steve Jobs was decades from being born. However, now, as Putin moves to occupy Ukraine, ...

By: Yoran Henzler and Luke Zapolski Created on the ideological foundation of an “ever closer union,” the European Union (EU) consists of 28 economically wedded nations. Despite the EU’s image as a singular European family with common monetary and agricultural ...