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The Pitt News

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The Pitt News

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.
Tymofiy Mylovanov, an associate professor of economics at Pitt.

Pitt professor Tymofiy Mylovanov helps Ukraine ‘move into the future’

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer April 12, 2022
Tymofiy Mylovanov, an associate professor of economics at Pitt, returned to Ukraine mere days before the February invasion by Russia.
South Koreas military launches an Army Tactical Missile System during a military exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea on Thursday.

Opinion | A nuclear weapons paradox has changed conflict forever

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist March 24, 2022
Nuclear weapons have changed war and conflict as we know it.
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.
Anna Libikh holds a photo of her family who live in Ukraine.

‘Being Ukrainian and being a student’: Ukrainian Pitt students reflect on war

By Clare Sheedy, Contributing Editor March 20, 2022
Returning from spring break, Ukrainian Pitt students reflected on the Russia-Ukraine war and their family’s safety.
People silently listen to speakers at a rally Downtown in support of Ukraine on Sunday evening.

‘Proud to be Ukrainian’: Hundreds gather Downtown in support of Ukraine

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor February 28, 2022
Hundreds of people rallied Sunday evening in downtown Pittsburgh in support of Ukraine, waving flags, praying and singing the Ukrainian national anthem.
More than 20 students and faculty protested Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn, in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded Ukraine.

Photos: Protest against Russian invasion of Ukraine

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor February 25, 2022
More than 20 protesters sang Ukraine’s national anthem, chanted “hands off Ukraine' and carried signs saying “stop Putin” Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn, in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded nation.
More than 20 students and faculty protested Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn, in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded Ukraine.

Pitt’s Russia, Ukraine clubs come together to protest Russian invasion

By Punya Bhasin, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2022
More than 20 protesters sang Ukraine’s national anthem, chanted “hands off Ukraine' and carried signs saying “stop Putin” Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded nation.
Russian ice skater Kamila Valieva after a training session last Sunday in Beijing.

Editorial | The Olympics needs an age floor for competitors

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 20, 2022
The Olympics need to place age minimums for competitors to help prevent the potential for abuse.
 France defeated Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final on Sunday. France and Croatia have previously played each other five times. France won three of those games; the other two finished in a draw. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

France wins World Cup

By Ben Zimmer, For The Pitt News July 18, 2018
The 2018 FIFA World Cup came to a close Sunday as France defeated Croatia 4-2 to claim its second World Cup trophy.
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