The Oakland Post

Photo courtesy of Euractiv

Rise of empires: France and Russia in West Africa amid the Ukraine war

Nicholas Kablak, Political Reporter April 10, 2024

The string of recent military coups in West Africa over the last few years has caused the region to become engrossed in competition between France and Russia. The two European powers' struggle in the region...

Photo courtesy of AP

ISIS-K linked to Moscow bombing

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor April 3, 2024

On Friday, March 22, four gunmen attacked the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. The attack killed at least 139, with the death toll continuing to rise after the attack. The four suspects have been...

Photo courtesy of Natalia Kolesnikova

Putin wins Russian presidential election

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor March 27, 2024

Vladimir Putin has won his fifth presidential election in a landslide victory. Russian elections were held from March 15 through March 17, with Russian citizens heading to the polls to cast their votes....

Photo courtesy of The Kyiv Independent

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny found dead in political prison

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter February 21, 2024

On Feb. 16, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny died in prison at age forty-seven. With no cause of death given and Russia’s history of assassinating political rivals and dissidents, this has led...

Photo courtesy of Financial Times

Updates on the Ukraine-Russia conflict

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor December 6, 2023

While global attention has been fixated on the Israel-Palenstine conflict dominating press and social media, the ongoing Russian-Ukraine conflict continues to unfold. The conflict, which started in 2014...

Major takeaways from the Vladimir Putin-Kim Jong UN summit

Major takeaways from the Vladimir Putin-Kim Jong UN summit

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter September 20, 2023

On Sept. 13, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un met for a five-hour meeting at Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome --- a new site that may allow Russia to domestically...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

All The Oakland Post Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest
Activate Search
A Trusted Source of Independent Student Journalism since 1987.
Vladimir Putin