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Ukraine Launches Counteroffensive in Kharkiv Region

On Feb. 24, Russia invaded the sovereign state of Ukraine in a significant escalation of the ongoing 2014 Russo-Ukrainian war. In recent events, Ukraine has been making significant strides toward ending the war, with hopes of ultimately putting an end to the eight-year long conflict. Ukraine’s latest counteroffensive on the Russian-occupied territory of Ukraine’s Kharkiv […]

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Ukrainian Attorney Provides Insight into Russian War Crimes as Russia Launches New Donbas Offensive

As Russian forces begin a new offensive centered around the Ukrainian oblasts of Luhansk and Donetsk, The Outlook has conducted an interview with Katerina Prokopishina, a Ukrainian Attorney investigating Russian war crimes currently residing in Odessa, Ukraine. Professsor Polina Amburg of Monmouth University, whose perspective on the Ukrainian war we’ve shared in the last issue, […]

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Russian Forces Accused of Committing War Crimes in Ukraine; President Biden calls for Trial Against Putin

With the withdrawal of Russian military forces from in and around Kyiv’s suburbs, Ukrainian forces re-entering towns have made a shocking discovery: bodies covering the streets, sites of mass graves, ruined infrastructure, alongside looted stores and homes. In the suburb of Bucha in particular, just an hour drive from Kyiv, the scene was particularly bleak. […]

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Russia and Ukraine Hold Peace Talks in Istanbul

Delegations from Russia and Ukraine met in Istanbul this week to begin another round of peace talks between the two countries since Russia’s invasion last month. The talks come amidst a backdrop of the Russian military failing to achieve their goals, and the Ukrainian military seeing success in preventing the Russian military from capturing major […]

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Ketanji Brown Jackson Begins her Supreme Court Hearings; Federal Reserve Announces New Interest Rates

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Joe Biden’s nomination to fill Justice Breyer’s seat to the Supreme Court and the first Black woman nominated to the position, had her first Senate confirmation hearing this week. Judge Jackson, who has been confirmed by the Senate three separate times for other judicial appointments, began her hearing by recounting her […]