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United Nations condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Despite institutional inadequacies, the scope and extent of the U.N.’s influence throughout our global civilization is beyond comprehension. Just as our own country continuously struggles to unify states, so also has the U.N. struggled to bring nations together. But the trajectory is clear. Last week’s show of unity at the U.N. was unprecedented.

Thrive International offers housing, resettlement support for Ukrainian refugees

Spokane-based nonprofit Thrive International was founded less than three weeks before Russia invaded Ukraine, sparking one of the largest refugee crises in the world — prompting the organization to pivot to focus on the thousands of displaced Ukrainians entering Spokane.

Ukrainian Orthodox primate: ‘We are called to stop this evil’

The leader of Orthodox Christians in Ukraine, portrayed Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill as a politician dressed in fine vestments and a gem-studded miter of a churchman.

How a Lawyer from Kharkiv Now Leads a 100-Person Humanitarian Aid Camp

Before the war, Yakov Siromatnikov had completed a law degree and owned his own HVAC business. When the war began, Siromatnikov knew he had to evacuate his wife and young children, but he felt led to stay back and help deliver humanitarian aid supplies to those in desperate need.

Pope announces special collection to be taken up for Ukraine

Pope Francis on Sunday announced that a special collection would be taken up in all of Europe's Roman Catholic churches on April 24 to raise funds to help the people of Ukraine.

Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine

(RNS) The leaflet begins, "Dear Ukraine citizens of Jewish nationality," and states that all people of Jewish descent over 16 years old must report to the Commissioner for Nationalities in the Donetsk Regional Administration building and "register."

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