After escaping the battlefield, one Ukrainian family has found purpose assisting Agape Ministries in renovating a shuttered nursing home to house others similarly displaced.
In the nearly five months since Russia invaded Ukraine, Yana Walder said she has raised over $100,000 to help hundreds of families with food, supplies, and the resources they need to flee occupation.
The price of being overly cautious is often much higher than the risk avoided.
More than being hypocritical, the widespread support for Ukraine exposes the sad truth about the anti-BDS movement: It is uncritical recitation of state propaganda.
We hope that with increased aid Ukraine can expel the invaders before Putin and Russia commit many more war crimes.
An auction benefiting Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Fund has been added to the Northeast Kingdom town’s annual Independence Day celebration.
The horrendous Russian attack on Ukraine has transformed the world order once again. America has risen from the ashes of Afghanistan and resumed its role of a crucial global leader for maintaining the rule of law and democratic world order.
In Brussels, Leahy will discuss the Russian invasion and the possibility of Finland and Sweden joining NATO.
The end of communism brought about a sense of grand illusion: This is the final triumph of democracy. The irrational exuberance did not last long. Freedom did not blossom in Russia after the Soviet Union disintegrated. Nor did it happen in China.
It’s a brutal war in a complicated world, but it’s also an opportunity for us, the United States and the rest of the democratic world, to remember what we stand for, what we’ll fight for, and what we’ll die for.
Theresa and Scott Cianciolo run Agape Ministries, a faith-based nonprofit that primarily supports children with disabilities and their families. They were prepared to bring over a family of eight when their plans suddenly changed.
The challenge is finding strength and hope while feeding my kids breakfast, knowing that a mother is bringing her son home in a wheelbarrow and burying him in a shallow grave in her garden in Ukraine.
About the war and our support for Ukraine, I’m alarmed at how averse to risk even our most determined, concerned leaders seem, especially when Putin mentions “special alerts” and “nuclear” in the same sentence.
The lighting event, which will take place each evening until May 26, is an expression of Vermont’s solidarity with the people of Ukraine as they battle invading Russian forces.