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Posts published by “Liana Almony”

Liana Almony (she/her) is a first-year MA student in NYU’s International Relations department. She graduated from the University of California Los Angeles in 2019, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations, and double minored in Global Studies and Digital Media Studies. She has extensive professional experience with media management in the nonprofit sector, and continues to utilize her communication skills to advocate for human rights and social justice on a global scale. In her spare time, Liana enjoys boxing, photography, and exploring the NYC restaurant scene.

Putin May Not be Crazy

Although the barrage of news coverage surrounding the Russia-Ukraine war tends to describe the conflict as “unprecedented” and “with no historical parallel,” the underlying interests and tensions that drove Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine are by no means new.