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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

President Joe Biden speaks outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia on Sept. 1.

Opinion | Sanctions also kill

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Staff Columnist November 3, 2022
Presenting sanctions as a nonviolent alternative to warfare or occupation is irresponsible and inaccurate.
Children look through car windows as they and other refugees from the Kharkiv region of Ukraine arrive at a temporary camp in Belgorod, Russia.

Editorial | The conflict in Ukraine will create lasting problems for Europe’s economy

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 20, 2022
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine will make already difficult issues in Europe get much worse and last longer, particularly for Europe’s economy.
A culture table at the East European Festival in the Cathedral of Learning on Sunday.

East European Festival celebrates cultural diversity with fashion, music and more

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer October 16, 2022
Pitt’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies held a festival Sunday in the Cathedral of Learning, which featured vendors, educators and advocates with roots from nearly every country in eastern Europe.
Children look through car windows as they and other refugees from the Kharkov Region of Ukraine arrive at a temporary camp in Belgorod, Russia.

Opinion | After the Ukraine War, Europe owes the U.S. a commitment to democracy

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist October 12, 2022
President Joe Biden needs to negotiate with Europe on how to better preserve democracy across the continent.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union on campus.

Pitt professors provide aid to struggling Ukranians

By Samantha Salz, Staff Writer May 31, 2022
As the war in Ukraine rages on, millions of civilians are being left to grapple with trauma and severe distress without access to proper mental health care, according to Carmen Andreescu.
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.
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.
People who fled the war in Ukraine rest inside an indoor sports stadium being used as a refugee center, in the village of Medyka, a border crossing between Poland and Ukraine, on Tuesday.

Editorial | Countries should treat all refugees equally

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 20, 2022
All refugees are worthy of a safe shelter and should be treated equally.
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.
Students and faculty protest Friday afternoon at the Cathedral Lawn, in a show of solidarity for the recently-invaded Ukraine.

Ukrainian Pitt professor raises more than $800k for humanitarian efforts

By Martha Layne, News Editor March 1, 2022
Tymofiy Mylovanov, an associate economics professor at Pitt and president of the Kyiv School of Economics in Ukraine, has raised more than $800,000 to aid humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.
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