Rice University’s Student Newspaper — Since 1916

Tuesday, July 05, 2022 — Houston, TX

1 item found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.



War in Ukraine: Blame America’s oligarchs as well as Russian counterparts

(03/30/22 3:53am)

While life at Rice seems to return to normal, we must all comprehend that Russian President Vladimir Putin has unleashed hell on Ukraine. Countries including the United States are sanctioning Russia's oligarchs, whose concentration of immense wealth suffices to fund Putin’s war. But those rich Russian terrorists have not acted alone. Decades of wrongdoing by America’s oligarchs, due to our failure to control their greed and power, have also enabled Putin’s present holocaust in Ukraine.