All posts by Mac Tweezy

Ukrainian Tensions Rise In Fear of Russian Invasion

          Ukraine has entered martial law, as tensions rise between the nation and its neighbor, Russia.

          First, before we go any further, it’d be best to get a basic understanding of the situation. Ukraine became an independent state in 1991, after the collapse of the USSR. Since it’s foundation, there was already bad blood between the two. In 2014, following a referendum, Russia annexed Crimea. After taking control of the small region in the peninsula of southern Ukraine on the Black Sea, the area was ‘fully integrated’ into Russia in July of 2015. However, Ukraine and the vast majority of international powers still consider Crimea as Ukraine’s.  Continue reading Ukrainian Tensions Rise In Fear of Russian Invasion

California Shooting Leaves 12 Dead; Almost A Dozen Injured

          Tragedy struck last week, leaving a dozen dead and almost as many injured as a bar in California became home to the 307th mass shooting in the United States this year.

          The Borderline Bar & Grill was a popular hangout spot for the youth of Thousand Oaks, California. On the night of November 7th it was a special ‘College Night’ event and per usual, customers packed in to dance, watch the game and unwind. Then, terror struck as a man dressed in a black trench coat and glasses suddenly rushed and shot the security guard. Inside, patrons thought that it may have been a sound effect or fireworks, and some people even continued to dance. Continue reading California Shooting Leaves 12 Dead; Almost A Dozen Injured

North & South Korea Begin To Disarm Border

          Earlier this week, both North and South Korea began efforts to disarm all land mines located across a crucial segment of the Demilitarized Zone.

          This news comes after the lastest Korean Summit, when figureheads Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un met in Pyongyang. There, both the North & South Koreas came to an agreement to “halt all hostile acts” against one another, while also removing threats of war. Continue reading North & South Korea Begin To Disarm Border