Written by Hannah Holtz, 10 FEB 2019 Russia has been on a global tear for power for most of recent history. The origins of this quest for global domination are long, complex, and for the purposes of this article, unimportant. The bottom line is this: Russia will stop at nothing to achieve worldwide dominance. This … Continue reading Russian Interference in Ukraine, Part 1.
Written by Ryan Miller, 26 November, 2019 There’s been a lot of buzz around Ukraine in the news lately. Unfortunately, the buzz isn’t centered around actually helping Ukraine’s military fight their fight. It’s more centered around impeaching President Donald J. Trump. Somehow, the people making these arguments against each other either in favor of or … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Care About Ukraine Beyond the Impeachment Talk
https://youtu.be/JP_s3WvArOQ The scars of Ukraine's war with Russia-backed separatists are evident anywhere you go in the Luhansk Oblast. While embedded with the Donbas Battalion, I took this video of combat between the two sides that killed 5 separatist soldiers. If you'd like to read more about what happened that day, follow this link to the … Continue reading Video: Combat in Ukraine That Kills 5 Separatist Soldiers
Written by Ryan Miller, 05 OCT 2019 Picture this: just outside of whatever town you live in, trenches litter the countryside and divide what used to be a unified nation, your nation. Somewhere down the line, the divisions that existed in peoples’ minds materialized in the form of armies, both sides made up of fellow … Continue reading On Ukraine’s Frontlines, “5 Guys Dead” is an Average Radio Call.
We wanted to know how Ukraine's war has affected the Donbas Battalion's frontlines soldiers personally. The men and women that serve their country all have the same end-goal in mind, but as we know war can affect people in various ways. Here's a look at how.
We were curious what it was like, so we went there to find out for ourselves. Here an inside look.
Written by Ryan Miller, 24 JUN 2019 The show must go on. This is the case for millions of Ukrainians clinging onto any sense of normalcy that they can find. The war began in 2014 in eastern Ukraine as a result of Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. The area around the city of Mariupol … Continue reading When You Live in an Area Plagued by War, Life Doesn’t Just Stop.
Written by Ryan Miller, 20 JUN 2019 In Kyiv, you will see a multitude of attractions all around you: beautiful architecture, cheap accommodations and entertainment, and some of the friendliest people on the planet. You will see children playing all over the city, unaccompanied by their parents. You'll see tourists from all over the world, … Continue reading There Is A War in Ukraine, And You Might Never Know It- Even If You Travel There.