Author name: Jessa Martin

Jessa Martin is the author of Nogmagazine, A professional in writing by day, and novelist by night, she received her bachelor of arts in film from Howard University and her master of arts in media studies from the New School. A Brooklyn native, she is a lover of naps, cookie dough, and beaches, currently residing in the borough she loves, most likely multitasking.

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Why Western Sanctions Might Not Be Enough to Stop Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on Wednesday | Photo: EFE/EPA/ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/KREMLIN POOL/SPUTNIK 23211406 23211406 Since Russia’s announcement of recognition of the independence of the breakaway republics of Donetsk and Lugansk in eastern Ukraine, fears of an invasion of ex-soviet republic, sanctions against the government …

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Russia says separatists asked for military aid against Ukrainian 'aggression'

According to Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov, separatists have requested aid to “avoid civilian casualties and a humanitarian catastrophe” in Donbass| Photo: EFE/EPA/SERGEY GUNEEV/SPUTNIK/KREMLIN The Kremlin reported this Wednesday (23) which received an official request for military assistance from the separatist leaders of Donetsk and Lugansk, two territories in eastern Ukraine that Russia recognized as independent …

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Cuba expresses its support for Russia in the context of the crisis with Ukraine

The Cuban dictator Miguel Díaz-Canel speaks at an event in Havana, in February 2027 | Photo: (EPA) EFE Cuba dictator Miguel Díaz-Canel highlighted this Wednesday his country’s position of support for Russia and criticism of the United States in amidst the tensions between Moscow and the Western powers in the context of the crisis in …

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Biden imposes sanctions on companies participating in Nord Stream 2 pipeline

The measure affects a company belonging to Gazprom, the Russian state-owned energy sector, in retaliation for Moscow’s recognition of Donetsk and Lugansk| Photo: EFE/EPA/CLEMENS BILAN 23175055 23175055 The President of the United States, Joe Biden, announced this Wednesday ( ) Sanctions on companies involved in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in …

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Which countries support Russia in recognizing separatists in Ukraine

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad expressed support for Putin during an event in Moscow, but did not formally recognize Donetsk and Lugansk | Photo: EFE/EPA/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia The announcement by Russian President Vladimir Putin of recognition of independence regions of Donetsk and Lugansk, in eastern Ukraine, was severely criticized by the United …

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Bolsonaro criticizes decriminalization of abortion in Colombia

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Biden sees 'invasion beginning' in Ukraine, announces sanctions against Russia

The US president announced a “total lockdown” on two large Russian financial institutions, “comprehensive sanctions” on the country’s debt and on oligarchs close to the Kremlin| Photo: EFE/EPA/SHAWN THEW The President of the United States, Joe Biden, announced this Tuesday (214 ) the imposition of the first round of economic sanctions against Russia, with the …

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EU ministers agree on first sanctions package against Russia

Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (left), said Putin is not among those sanctioned| Photo: EFE/EPA/IAN LANGSDON 22155636 22155636 The ministers of Foreign Affairs of the European Union (EU) reached an agreement this Tuesday (22), unanimously, on a first package of sanctions against Russia, after the announcement of the recognition …

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The “Russian Idea” and the coronavirus in Putin's calculations about Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin signs decrees to recognize the republics of Lugansk and Donetsk )| Photo: EFE/ Aleksey Nikolskyi/ SPUTNIK/KREMLIN Last Monday’s events ( ) might make it into the history books. Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, gave a nearly hour-long televised speech about Ukraine. After that, he announced that he had directed parliament …

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Colombia decriminalizes abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy

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