NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: March 2nd, 2014

G‑7 democracies suspend participation in G‑8 summit in Sochi to protest invasion of Ukraine

Excerpt: If Vladimir Putin and his entourage were bet­ting that the G‑8 sum­mit could still go for­ward with­out the par­tic­i­pa­tion of the Unit­ed States, Cana­da, France, and the Unit­ed King­dom in the wake of their inva­sion of Ukraine, they were mis­tak­en. The White House has announced that the oth­er three G‑7 coun­tries (Ger­many, Italy, and Japan) […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Ukraine asks NATO, UN for help as Russians move in; new government mobilizes military

Excerpt: The news out of Ukraine just keeps get­ting worse. In the wake of the Russ­ian par­lia­men­t’s vote to endorse (or rub­ber stamp) Vladimir Putin’s already script­ed inva­sion of its neigh­bor, the new Ukran­ian gov­ern­ment is appeal­ing to the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty for help and mobi­liz­ing its mil­i­tary, fear­ing that Putin has designs on more than just […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed