BOONE — For one Appalachian State University professor and his wife, the news that Russia could invade Ukraine isn’t a world away. It’s news that hits close to home.

Andrew Polonsky, an assistant professor in the computer science department at App State, is originally from Eastern Ukraine, along with his wife, Victoria Kovtun.

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