How should Pope Francis and the Holy See deal with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church?
The invasion caused massive hemorrhaging in the Vatican’s Russia policy since 2014.
To this day, no one really knows how many people were killed in the 1956 invasion.
Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is illegal.
‘Three years ago, under Republican policies, the United States became a net exporter of oil for the first time in more than 70 years… Alas, a very different philosophy now controls Washington. In President Biden’s first year, our own oil imports from Russia hit a new all-time high.’
Americans can probably expect to see Russian-sponsored cyber activities working in tandem with propaganda campaigns.
Once again, the people of Ukraine turn to the faith for their salvation against the enemy at the gate — and once again, a pope is not standing by in silence.
NATO allies in Eastern Europe, many of which were once Soviet satellite states, provide a gray area that both the U.S. and Russia may view as within their own sphere of influence.
“In this time of fear and uncertainty, we stand in solidarity with the Church in Ukraine and offer our support.”
In light of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its current threat to Ukrainian sovereignty, it’s fair to ask: What is the significance now of the Budapest Memorandum?
Russia has amassed an estimated 100,000 troops along its border with Ukraine over the past several months.
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