Ukraine war

While Congress waffles, Ohio grassroots organizations support Ukraine however they can

BY: - November 22, 2023

In a black double-breasted suit and paisley tie, Taras Mahlay looks a bit out of place driving a forklift through a Cleveland warehouse. He got dressed up because the Ukrainian ambassador was in town Friday with former U.S. Senator Rob Portman for an event at the City Club of Cleveland. Mahlay needed to get a […]

U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance calls for separate consideration of Israel aid package

BY: - October 30, 2023

A week ago, Republican Ohio U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance began pushing his colleagues to separate funding for Israel and Ukraine. Now he and handful of other Republicans have filed standalone legislation providing $14.3 billion in aid for Israel. President Biden is asking for the same amount as part of a broader aid package. In a […]

At a Cleveland nonprofit, Ukrainians fleeing war help others seeking shelter

BY: - February 7, 2023

This is the second part of a two part series looking at how Ukrainians sheltering in Ohio are managing as the war in their country nears its first anniversary. You can find the first part here. The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants has outposts all over the country including on Cleveland’s west side. The […]