Ever since the start of the war in Ukraine, many artists from Russia have voiced their support for the people of Ukraine. Now, those artists are bringing their opinions with them on tour in the United States.
Alexander Orlov, Stony Brook professor of material science and chemical engineering, held his mother close in his heart as he participated in the Ukraine teach-in panel on March 23, thinking of the war waging outside of her front door in Ukraine.
#OPINION: The entire Western bloc, as well as the news media, is buzzing with rumors of an impending confrontation, with British officials putting troops on alert. Regardless of the rhetoric, Russia is unlikely to invade Ukraine in the near future.
If you have been paying any attention at all to local, national, or international news networks over the past couple of weeks, you might have noticed the escalating situation over in the Ukraine. Or maybe you have not, because you have been living under a rock. I’m not going to judge. So, for those of us who may not know so much about the conflict, let me give you a very brief overview of what is going on.