The second biggest national anime convention returned to New York City for another year. More than 50,000 attendees visited Javits Center on November 18-20 to connect with fellow anime fans and purchase exclusive souvenirs from 334 vendors. But despite the prestige of the event, making a profit proved challenging for some returning vendors due to […]
‘No genocide of ethnic minorities!’: Russian Kalmyks say Putin’s military draft is targeting them disproportionally
On Sept. 23, a group of Kalmyks — an Asian ethnic minority in Russia — called for the end of partial mobilization (military draft) in Russia, which was announced by Vladimir Putin two days prior. They claimed that the process targets the ethnic population in disproportionately large numbers. The protest took place outside of the […]
Ukrainians watch from afar: What will happen to their country?
Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, thousands have protested every weekend on the streets of New York City calling for the support of Ukraine. In this video are the stories of some who attended the March 5 protest in Times Square. A protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine […]