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Family Divisions Exposed in ‘Close Relations’

Family Divisions Exposed in ‘Close Relations’

Jessica Ji, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Close Relations" details Ukriane-Russia relations through an unexpected lens: a family conflict.

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Helen Yarmak S/S 2017

Helen Yarmak S/S 2017

Daniela Weinstein, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

One can’t help but feel like a socialite the moment she steps foot onto the 23rd floor penthouse of Helen Yarmak’s Spring/Summer 2017 presentation. Waiters circled around to offer guests glasses of white wine while french love tunes softly played in the background. The room had huge windows all aroun...

Beautiful and Bloody, ‘The Tribe’ is Brutal to Watch

Beautiful and Bloody, ‘The Tribe’ is Brutal to Watch

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film, Uncategorized

"The Tribe" is the story of a bloody and brutal boarding school for the deaf in Ukraine.

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On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

March 31, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Accra Due to frequent economic hardships and increases in tariffs, Ghana has become an increasingly expensive nation to live in. — Citi FM London Artists, politicians and other influential figures have launched a campaign to save London's skyline from the addition of over 230 skyscrapers. — The...

Crimea reveals Russian insecurities

Crimea reveals Russian insecurities

March 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

When protesters occupied Independence Square in response to Viktor Yanukovych’s initial victory in the 2004 presidential election, Moscow had connections. During the protests of the Orange Revolution that followed the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election, Russian-leaning President Leonid Kuchma met with...

Adam’s Angle: Putin must heed international counsel or face economic disaster

Adam’s Angle: Putin must heed international counsel or face economic disaster

March 13, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

It is easy to accept the false notion that all is well under Putin’s leadership considering his domestic approval rating has improved since the Olympics and the Ukraine crisis. But the Russian economy has already seen the negative effects of Putin’s intervention in Ukraine — its stock marke...

The public needs more education on Venezuela

The public needs more education on Venezuela

March 12, 2014


Filed under OPINION

Poor political education and media coverage have muddied public understanding of the political situation in Venezuela. Public discourse has decidedly equated current events in Venezuela with those happening halfway around the world in Ukraine. This comparison overlooks the nuance and complexity of both ...

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: U.S. Response to Ukraine

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: U.S. Response to Ukraine

March 7, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, OPINION

The Washington Square News Opinion Desk presents Op Ed Live: U.S. Response to Ukraine. Staff Columnist Harry Brown and Opinion Editor Peter Keffer discuss the rapidly developing situation in Crimea. Why have the United States and its allies been so reluctant in their response, and what implications does...

Vittorio’s Razor: U.S. cannot change Russian interests in Ukraine

Vittorio’s Razor: U.S. cannot change Russian interests in Ukraine

March 6, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

The initial rise in social unrest in Kiev and the rest of Ukraine was caused by ex-President Viktor Yanukovych rejecting European Union integration and the European Neighborhood Policy. More accurately, he buckled to pressure from the Kremlin and sought to return to a Russian-backed economic and ...

Omar’s Oration: West must counteract Russian aggression

Omar’s Oration: West must counteract Russian aggression

March 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

  Vladimir Putin does not care what the West thinks. All post-Cold War truces seem to be more or less off the table. Since the Winter Olympics ended, Putin, rarely agreeable to begin with, has intensified his hostile behavior by further separating himself from the United States and the Euro...

Students at NYU Prague respond to Ukrainian conflict

Students at NYU Prague respond to Ukrainian conflict

Emily Bell and Jordan Melendrez

March 3, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Czech Republic President Milo Zeman expressed his disapproval of Russian military action in Ukraine on March 1, comparing the potential consequences of troop mobilization to the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by Soviet and Warsaw Pact troops. Despite warnings from U.S. government officials, Russia...

Ukraine protests fueled by social media

Ukraine protests fueled by social media

February 25, 2014


Filed under NEWS

NYU’s Social Media and Political Participation Lab has monitored social media outlets and conducted research on their role in the ongoing Euromaidan protests in Kiev, Ukraine since they began in November. Ukraine has received international media attention for the past few months since demonstra...

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