During the 2016 presidential election, the now retired North Carolina Senator, Richard Burr called the Russian meddling, a conspiracy theory and tried to blame Ukraine for interfering with the presidential election.
Fun Fact: What Volodymyr Zelenskyy Did Before Becoming Ukrainian President
The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy was originally a comedian and actor. He even played the president of Ukraine on a TV show called Servant of the People, which he later named as his political party.
Fun Fact: First Member of Congress Born in the Soviet Union and Ukraine
Victoria Spartz (R-Indiana) is the first member of Congress to be Ukrainian and also born in the former Soviet Union.
(Not So) Fun Fact: When Russia Promised Ukraine Safety
In the early 1990s, countries that had belonged to the Soviet Union agreed to give up remaining nuclear weapons with promises from Russia and the United States that they would be protected. Obviously earlier this year, Vladimir Putin had spat on this agreement.
Fun Fact: Why Crimea Belongs To Ukraine
The Crimean Peninsula had belong to Russia for a very long time, it was until Nikita Khrushchev ruled the Soviet Union that it was changed. When Ukraine left the Soviet Union, the borders did not change and were agreed upon between them and Russia at the time.