ukraine

Book by political science professor investigates Russia’s influence in Estonia, Baltic states

Book by political science professor investigates Russia’s influence in Estonia, Baltic states

Kailey Love | Photo Editor 02/01/18 As talk of an aggressive, meddling Russia swirls in news reports, one Duquesne professor has taken an in-depth look at the aspects of Russia’s influence on its neighbors. Jennie Schulze, an assistant political science professor at Duquesne, recently published her book Strategic Frames, which focuses on the effects of […]

DU reacts to military crisis in Crimea

DU reacts to military crisis in Crimea

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor It’s not Cold War II yet, but tensions are building as Soviet nostalgia and neo-colonial interests have become the central focus of the international community. Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended the borders of the Russian Federation back into Ukraine. Despite most of the world condemning the invasion, Moscow […]

Putin compared to Hitler

By Jim Lorditch | Student Columnist Speaking at an event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach, Calif. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton compared the Russian troop deployment in Crimea to Hitler’s aggressive Nazi foreign policy. She drew parallels between Hitler’s logic of “protecting” ethnic Germans in foreign countries to Vladimir Putin’s same […]

Piano man brings peace to Ukraine

By Carrie Garrison | Student Columnist In 1969 Yoko Ono and John Lennon spent their honeymoon in bed to engage in peaceful protest against war and promotion of world peace. After crawling into their hotel bed in Amsterdam, the couple contacted different media outlets. From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. the couple allowed the press […]