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The murder of African-American George Floyd in May 2020 led to worldwide protests against police violence. Not least because of these developments, in Europe, too, the relationship between the police and ethnic minorities has been a hotly debated topic in the recent past.
Sara Norrevik, Buffalo State college lecturer of political science and public administration, served as a political adviser in Sweden’s Ministry of Defense before going into academia. In a Q&A, she discusses the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and its many ramifications.
With a $500,000 donation, the American Chemical Society has joined the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to aid researchers being forced to flee Ukraine due to Russia’s invasion. The donation supports an NAS program helping researchers relocate and continue their work in neighboring countries.
Hear firsthand from Ukrainian anesthesiologists who will share their experiences of providing patient care in Ukraine today during a webinar designed to raise awareness and build solidarity across the global anesthesia community for anesthesia colleagues.
While the people of Ukraine have many needs, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Office of Science (SC) can provide a safe and supportive environment for students, post-doctoral researchers, and scientists to continue their research in mission-relevant disciplines.
The Chernobyl Spirit Company will support Ukrainian refugees and communities with profits from the first 850 bottle batches of its two new premium fruit schnapps.
The spirits are distilled in Ukraine from pears and plums harvested last autumn from districts affected by the Chernobyl accident and now partly under Russian control.
On March 21, President Biden issued an urgent warning to American business leaders to strengthen their companies’ cyber defenses immediately. In recent weeks, experts have been surprised by the lack of full-scale cyberattacks by Russia. But the threat of devastating cyberattacks is still very real and American companies and individuals must remain vigilant, warned Liberty Vittert, professor of practice of data science at Washington University’s Olin Business School.
n the last four weeks, more than 3.5 million Ukrainians have fled their country to escape Russian forces, facing an uncertain future and placing new economic demands on host countries such as Poland. Besides this recent crisis, more than 80 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide, notably in Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar. While humanitarian organizations are providing in-kind assistance in the form of food, hygiene products and shelter, many are increasingly turning to cash payments, with the intention of providing refugees with spending flexibility, restoring their dignity, and improving the wealth of their host communities. New research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business reveals that cash assistance is a double-edged sword.
The United States Senate’s passing of a resolution supporting a war crimes investigation into Russian President Vladimir Putin for his invasion of Ukraine adds to an international call to hold Putin accountable for Russia’s actions.The invasion gives rise to a real concern not only about breaches of international law for which the Russian Federation might be liable, but about liability of individuals for international crimes, said Leila Sadat, the James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law and Special Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the International Criminal Court prosecutor.
International business experts John Horn and Patrick Moreton offer their perspectives on the developing situation with China, including challenges facing the country and what impact their actions could have on the Chinese and global economies.
In response to the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Europe, several centers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) have developed Ukrainian-translated resources for traumatic blood loss and mental health.