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Questions for "Cold War Fault Lines" Project Description:

  1. Who are the Donetsk people? What are they fighting for?
  2. How is Estonia involved in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia? What is the U.S. involvement?
  3. Predict: Why do you think the U.S. has become involved in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine? Why do you think Russia has become involved in Ukrainian politics?

Questions for "Desire to Break Free from Ukraine Keeps Devastated Donetsk Fighting"

  1. Who are the Donetsk people? What do they want?
  2. Who is backing the Donetsk people?
  3. Who are the enemies of the Donetsk people? What do they want?
  4. What elements of the war do the journalists refer to as “from 100 years ago”
  5. What is the connection between the current war and WWII?
  6. How is the Donetsk city described?
  7. How was Donetsk formed?
  8. What is the Donetsk opinion of Ukraine? Why?

Questions for "Ukraine Fighting on Two Fronts: Russia and Corruption"

  1. What is the opening image? Why do you think the authors chose this image?
  2. What evidence is there of corruption in Ukraine?
  3. What is being done about corruption? What are the barriers to stopping corruption?
  4. What is the connection between corruption and the war in eastern Ukraine?

Questions for "For Tiny Estonia, Deterring Russia Requires Major Backup"

  1. Why does Estonia worry about an invasion from Russia?
  2. What role does the United States play in Estonia’s army?
  3. How is NATO involved in supporting Estonia?
  4. How has Estonia been involved in supporting other NATO countries?

Question for "U.S., NATO Troop Buildup in Eastern Europe to Counter Russians Is Largest Since Cold War"

  1. How does the video begin? Why do you think the authors chose this image?
  2. Why are soldiers from the United States in Poland?
  3. What has the relationship been between NATO and Russia?
  4. How does the film end? Why do you think the authors chose to end the series this way?

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