Dr. Michael Hendricks, assistant professor in the Department of Politics and Government, provided two media interviews on February 24 regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to TV-10 News and WJBC radio. Hendricks provided an analysis of what led up to the invasion, President Vladimir Putin’s intended goals with Russia’s aggression, and some likely outcomes we will see from Russia’s attack on Ukraine—including the U.S. reaction and factors that will affect residents of Central Illinois.