In sheer numbers, U.S. and NATO forces far outstrip Russia’s military

While war is not solely a game of numbers, having a numerical superiority in firepower is certainly an advantage. So how do the US and NATO forces stack up against those of Russia?

From bedding to pierogies, Baltimore church sends aid to embattled Ukraine

About two weeks after Russian forces invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, the church here began taking donations of everything from bedding to toiletries to ramen noodles.

In Ukraine conflict, Syrians and Syrian-Americans witness familiar Russian brutality

As Ukraine defends itself against Russian forces, it is getting unexpected help from Syrian and Syrian-American doctors, lawyers and activists who have seen first-hand the brutality inflicted by Russian ground and air forces supporting Bashar al Assad’s regime for the…

With Ukraine conflict, Maryland guard’s European partnership takes on new importance

REISTERSTOWN, Md. – The Maryland National Guard hosted two generals from Estonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina militaries at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation during a several-day visit this week. The visit underscored an ongoing military partnership between the state and the two European…

Hours after Zelenskyy asks Congress for more help, Biden sends additional weapons

While the additional aid will assist Ukraine in its fight, Biden has maintained that the implementation of a NATO no-fly zone – a concession Zelenskyy asked Congress for in his speech – is out of the question.

The war in Ukraine: Questions and answers

Russia’s unprovoked attack unified Europe and NATO and prompted unprecedented sanctions aimed at crippling the Russian economy and forcing Vladimir Putin to the negotiating table.

UMMS and Johns Hopkins deliver $4 million in medical supplies to Ukraine

Baltimore – The University of Maryland Medical System and Johns Hopkins Medicine are donating $4 million dollars in medical supplies to support the Ukrainian people.

Franchot calls for Maryland gas tax holiday

Marylanders are paying an average of $4.30 at the pump, an increase of over 83 cents from a month ago and a 55-cent bump from just last week, according to AAA gas price trackers.

Economist weighs effectiveness of sanctions to deter Putin’s advance on Ukraine

Washington – NATO’s sanctions against Russia include limiting the country’s banks’ access to SWIFT. But one economist believes banning oil exports is more powerful than sanctions.

Biden cuts off Russian oil and gas imports to U.S.

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday banning Russian oil, natural gas, and coal imports to the United States in response to the invasion of Ukraine.