Letter to the editor: U.S. policy has fueled conflict in Palestine, Ukraine

Mr. Gleason’s letter in the March 7th Addison Independent regarding U.S. support of the elimination of the Palestinian people from their traditional homeland was a poignant reminder of our complicity in the majority of death and suffering going on in the world today, including Ukraine. 

Editorial: Are MAGA supporters intent on helping Putin conquer Ukraine?

Are the far-right MAGA Republicans in the House, which supposedly make up a minority and includes House Speaker Mike Johnson, intent on helping Russian President Vladimir Putin overrun and occupy Ukraine?

United for Ukraine benefit comes to Mahaney Feb. 17

Middlebury College students, alumni, faculty, staff, and guest artists will come together on Saturday, Feb. 17 to present “United for Ukraine,” a benefit showcase of Ukrainian resilience through art.

Film documents the fall of Ukrainian city

A young boy describes the moments after a bomb is dropped on the theater he and his family are sheltering in. A new mother remembers the book her husband gave her during a conversation she feared would be their last.

Lincoln magician conjures joy & hope in Ukraine

Lincoln’s Tom Verner looks like a magician even when he isn’t clad in a tuxedo, a ruffled shirt or black pants held up by suspenders.

Family can’t find home, buys Ripton’s inn

In addition to housing the Guilbeaus and what they hope will be a steady stream of guests, the Chipman Inn will also provide haven to a weary traveler from a war-torn land: Ukrainian national Svetlana Osetska, an extended family member who recently left h … (read more)

Letter to the editor: U.S. should help negotiate cease-fire in Ukraine

I am very concerned that the United States is engaged in the deadly game of upping the ante.

Ways of Seeing: Ukraine still needs our attention

Both Oksana, who is in her twenties, and I, in my late sixties, grew up in Hashomer Hatzair, a worldwide Jewish socialist youth movement which began in Poland one hundred and ten years ago. 

Russian photographer offers jarring images of war

Russian photographer Dmitri Beliakov — a candid critic of his nation’s leader, Vladimir Putin — gave a rapt audience at Lincoln Library a window into his five-year experience covering the war in Ukraine and the horrors that conflict continues to produce.

Letter to the editor: Let’s cover at-risk nuke plant with a ‘spiritual dome’

I am a Quaker and have been led to write to our community regarding the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant located in southeastern Ukraine.

Locals boost Ukrainians in midst of war

Attention on the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian war has faded over the past year, but on Monday Addison County residents at a community fundraising event at Bristol’s Tandem were urged not to forget about the people of Ukraine.

Performing arts show at college to benefit Ukraine

Music, poetry, video and dance at Middlebury College in April 1 will be offered in service the Ukrainian peace effort.

Editorial: Aid to Ukraine enforces U.S. values worth defending

President Biden’s surprise trip to Kyiv this past weekend was the right message at the right time.

Editorial: Of Ukraine and budget deficits

If there is a silver lining among the thousands of individual tragedies, it’s that Ukraine has been thrust into world consciousness not as a country flawed by corrupt government officials, but for its bravery, resilience, pride of country and love of free … (read more)

Editorial: Biden’s message to Ukraine: ‘We will stay with you as long as it takes’

As thoughts of Christmas fill our hearts at home, it’s impossible not to also think of Ukraine’s courageous fight against Russia’s brutal aggression.