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People attend a rally against Russia on Kiev's Independence square on March 2, 2014. Ukraine said Sunday it would call up all military reservists after President Vladimir Putin's threat to invade Russia's neighbour drew a blunt response from US President Barack Obama. The stark escalation in what threatens to become the worst crisis in relations since the Cold War came as pro-Russian forces seized control of key government buildings and airports in the strategic Crimean peninsula. (AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Ukrainian Speaks About Recent Conflicts: ‘The West Is Appeasing Russia’

“We need to understand that there isn’t some sort of negotiation or compromise with Putin,” Boris Potapenko said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

US Vice President Joe Biden .(credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) FILE

Vice President Biden Opens Political Conference With Remarks On Downed Malaysian Plane In Ukraine

Appearing in Detroit for a political conference at Cobo Center, Vice President Joe Biden said many “unanswered questions” remain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

Rubicon Genomics

Rubicon Genomics Adds New Distributors For DNA Library Prep Kits

Rubicon Genomics Inc. announced that it has partnered with additional distributors to expand availability of its DNA library preparation products, including its ThruPLEX-FD Prep Kits and PicoPLEX DNA-seq Kits for use with Illumina next-generation sequencing systems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

House in Detroit. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950) FILE

Economic Pundit Compares Detroit To Ukraine [VIDEO]

Is Detroit similar to Ukraine? A cable news network RT America airs a program called The Big Picture where an expert discussed the parallels including income inequality.

03/25/2014

People attend a rally against Russia on Kiev's Independence square on March 2, 2014. Ukraine said Sunday it would call up all military reservists after President Vladimir Putin's threat to invade Russia's neighbour drew a blunt response from US President Barack Obama. The stark escalation in what threatens to become the worst crisis in relations since the Cold War came as pro-Russian forces seized control of key government buildings and airports in the strategic Crimean peninsula. (AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Aggression In Kiev Raises Concern For Local Ukrainians

There are about 40,000 Ukrainians in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2014

Demonstrators stand outside the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Warren. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Local Vigil Held For Those Killed During Protests In Ukraine

The Ukrainian community already rallying to ship several loads of medical supplies to the eastern European nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Anti-government protesters attend a rally on Independence square in Kiev on February 21, 2014.  (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Aid Collected In Michigan For Ukrainian Protesters

Priests blessed medical supplies on Thursday at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Warren,

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2014

Ukrainian protesters clash with riot policemen outside the Ukrainian President's office in Kiev on December 1, 2013. Violent clashes broke out between police and demonstrators as 100,000 outraged Ukrainians swarmed central Kiev in a call for early elections meant to punish authorities for rejecting a historic EU pact.(VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Rally In Warren Demonstrates Support For People In Ukraine

Riot police in Ukraine’s capital have used tear gas and flash grenades to push back protesters who tried to storm the presidential administration building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2013

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3-Year Sentence In Europe To Detroit Sex Trafficking Case

A man once listed as a top fugitive by the U.S. government has been sentenced to prison for conspiring to lure Eastern European women to the U.S. and force them to become strippers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2012

WWJ Photo: Mike Campbell

Hamtramck Business Owner Shocked By Explosion

The owner of a travel business in Hamtramck said he’s in shock following an explosion that wrecked the building and his business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2011

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