Since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, there have been thousands of casualties and more than 7 million Ukrainian refugees have fled into Europe.
When Faina Pensy began her freshman year at the University of Maryland, she hoped her coursework would help her connect with her heritage.
As of Thursday, gas prices nationally have reached an average of $4.23 per gallon.
More than 1.5 million refugees from Ukraine have crossed into neighboring countries in 10 days.
Some protestors called on the U.S. government to place an embargo on Russian oil and gas. Others demanded a no-fly zone above Ukraine.