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In this handout photo taken from video released by Prigozhin Press Service on Friday, March 3, 2023, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the owner of the Wagner Group military company, addresses Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy asking him to withdraw the remaining Ukrainian forces from Bakhmut to save their lives, at an unspecified location in Ukraine.

Opinion | A war crime is a war crime

By Grant Van Robays, Senior Staff Columnist March 22, 2023
The U.S. needs to ensure that Russia’s Wagner Group is held accountable for its war crimes in Ukraine and across the world.
Fiona Hill, former deputy assistant to the president of the United States.

Fiona Hill talks Putin’s goals in Ukraine, Russian election interference

By Bella Markovitz, Staff Writer November 4, 2022
Foreign affairs specialist and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Fiona Hill, spoke at an event hosted by Pitt’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and Ridgway Center for International Security Studies on Wednesday night. She spoke on Putin’s intentions and strategy in the war with Ukraine, Russian interference in the 2016 election and what led her to begin studying Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference in Moscow on March 10.

Opinion | What Russia has done in a month, will take lifetimes to undo

By Harsh Hiwase, Staff Columnist March 23, 2022
Russia has gone beyond the point of return by invading Ukraine, with consequences likely to affect the country for generations.
Participants in a Thursday vigil in front of the White House to protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Editorial | Ukraine needs support, not memes or infographics

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 24, 2022
Memes and infographics that are circulating around the conflict between Ukraine and Russia are harmful to the actual people suffering.
(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but memes should never hurt us

By Neena Hagen, For The Pitt News November 9, 2017

The Senate is used to strange occurrences, but Nov. 1, our legislators discussed a group of memes which are purportedly evidence for Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. The U.S. intelligence...

Putin announces cut of 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, stepping up confrontation over sanctions

Touching off the Kremlin's most serious diplomatic confrontation with Washington since President Donald Trump took office six months ago, President Vladimir Putin announced Sunday that the United States...

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