By Catherine Orellana & Breana Owens “Sometimes I just want to check out, but I do not have that luxury,” Kristina Korbs said as she endures the hardships of war in Ukraine. The young woman was featured on CNN as she expressed the turmoil her country has faced due to the uncertainty of its future. Kristina Korbs is a native Ukrainian woman who documents her day-to-day life on social media such as TikTok as she gives her international viewers a look inside life living through a war. Korbs explains and updates viewers on the challenges she and her loved ones face daily, as well as the hurt her people face every day as constant attacks and battles continue in Ukraine. Korbs … [Read more...] about Through the eyes of a native Ukrainian woman: The 2022 Ukraine War
By Ricardo Martinez Russia’s invasion on Ukraine has caused FIFA to ban the international federation to compete in any European competitions including the grand FIFA World Cup. The world reacts by finding this to be the best decision, while also critiquing FIFA’s initial response. While world matters has always effected international soccer, it has been decades since FIFA had to step in to adjust to a worldwide issue affecting European competition. While many countries have reacted to Russia’s invasion on Ukraine by deciding to expel exports and imports from their country, the world of sports was quick to get involved. After many sports organizations announced their removal of … [Read more...] about Russian football banned following invasion
By John Rivera As the world reacts to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the CSUSB’s diverse community with members from both the Ukraine and Russia have continually been impacted by the war. Though from Belarus (a country bordering both Ukraine and Russia), CSUSB Professor of Political Science, Luba Levin-Banchik, and her Ukrainian husband, have expressed concern about the impact and future of Ukraine. “I wasn’t able to sleep all night when I heard of the invasion in the news,” Professor Levin-Banchik said. “It’s clear that if Putin takes over Ukraine, the people will lose hope and they will lose a lot of freedoms. The freedom of expressing what is on their mind. The freedom of … [Read more...] about CSUSB community feels the impact of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine
By Mintimer Avila |Online Editor| Pro-Russian activists in Ukraine have seized various government buildings throughout the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Russia responded to the situation by placing an estimated 40,000 Russian troops near the border of Ukraine. A recent international deal in Geneva between Russia, Ukraine and the western powers was established on April 17 to address this issue but rising tension has caused Washington and its allies to prepare more sanctions against Russia if they fail to take control of the situation. “We expect and we will be watching whether Russia does or does not uphold its responsibility to use its very considerable influence to restrain and … [Read more...] about Tensions escalate between Russia and U.S.
By Andres Ibara |Staff Writer| Bullied youth taken to court (April 11) A sophomore with learning disabilities from PA., who has been bullied for a year at his new school, was charged with felony wiretapping and found guilty in court of disorderly conduct. The boy, currently unnamed, used a school-issued tablet to get audio-recorded proof of the bullying. After showing his mother the recording, she reported the bullying to the principal, but the principal had the youth arrested for wiretapping. Amazon pays quitters (April 11) Every year, Amazon offers $5,000 to employees who work in the distribution warehouses if they ever feel like they want to quit. CEO Jeff Bezos says that the … [Read more...] about Chronicle news briefs
By, Essence Dennis |Staff Writer| On March 1, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin announced an invasion on Ukraine, specifically Crimea. Putin began to demand that Russia invade Ukraine on Saturday and won his parliament’s approval, according to Huffington Post. Putin began sending his troops into Ukraine, which caused mass confrontation between Russia and the West, which has not been seen since the Cold War, according to Huffington Post. Russia was in violation of “Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity.” Putin was forced instruct Moscow to withdraw its forces out of Crimea and back to the borders once the United States told them, according to Huffington Post. “I think … [Read more...] about Putin invades Ukraine, possible intervention from US in the future