The unfolding Ukraine situation

The unrest in Ukraine hasn’t ended with Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Now, clashes are building across many cities in the eastern portion of the country, often leading to serious violence. In several cases, pro-Russian forces have seized government buildings, igniting bloodshed in the streets. Deaths have been reported in the latest round of violence, and, according to a BBC report, the Ukrainian government is gearing up for confrontation with the protesters. The Ukrainian military has been ordered to mobilize. Some reports indicate that large numbers of Russian troops are also located not far from the nations’ border. The atmosphere is tense.

What does this mean for the rest of the world? As converged communicators who are studying International Business (GEB3373) know well, any unrest in one part of the world is bound to affect trade somewhere else. That’s especially true when one country involved – Russia – has tight economic ties to the European Union, especially as a supplier of fuel. Will Europe’s disapproval lead to further strains in the trade relationship with Russia? This question, and many others related to it, will be worth watching in the coming months.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Fork, Spoon & Knife

Three Different Plates

Runners Rock

Run Longer, Run Faster, Train Harder...Challenge Yourself and Get Stronger!


A way of discovering excitement on Florida's First Coast

The River City Diet

Jacksonville's Hop on the Health Food Wagon

The Revamping Of Downtown Jacksonville

A Jacksonvillian talking about Downtown Jax.


A fine site

Traveling Hunger

An Exploration of Food Trucks

Follow the Felines.

a semi-newbie to the blogging world attempting to be a voice for the voiceless.

Sumaira Rajpoot

Love all, trust few, do wrong to none.


Informing Jacksonville, Florida of health related news.

Rachel Taylor

Oh the places we'll go


904 Shines

Bellflower's Insight

Blogging for digital media


digital media

Rose Francois

Creating to spark minds

Glenn! The Great Communicator...?

[ Insert Clever Title Here ]


Assembling Digital Media Class Blog

Amy's Journey

The Road to Communication Excellance

Assembling Digital Media - Spring 2014

part of the FSCJ Converged Communication baccalaureate program

River City Communicator

Going step by step through the world of Converged Communications

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

The Blog

The latest news on and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: