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Understanding the War in Ukraine: Home

On February 24, 2022 Russia invaded Ukraine.  This attack has put both countries in the news spotlight since then.  With so much coverage, it is important to obtain information from reliable sources and resist the spread of disinformation. Use this resource guide to learn about the history of Ukrainian/Russian relations as well as stay current with the war in Ukraine from credible sources. To learn about Ukraine as a country check out Global Road Warrior, a library database.

Check out the SCC Library Research Guide How to Evaluate Information to learn how to verify information you read online. 

Read about the History of Ukraine and Russia

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Russia Before and after Crimea

The contributors to this collection go beyond the news headlines to focus on overlooked aspects of Russian society such as intellectual racism and growing xenophobia.

Building Ukraine from Within

Building Ukraine from Within offers an inside look at the developments from 2013 events in Ukraine.

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The Russian Understanding of War

This book analyzes the evolution of Russian military thought and how Russia's current thinking about war is reflected in recent crises.

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Development and Dystopia: Studies in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Eastern Europe

This book dissects the peculiar developmental challenges, geopolitical contexts, and dystopic stalemates that post-Soviet societies (mostly Ukraine in focus) face.

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Russia and the Media

Scrutinizing events like the Ukraine/Crimea crisis and the Skripal Poisoning, Russia and the Media makes a landmark intervention at the intersection of media studies and international relations.

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Regionalism Without Regions: Reconceptualizing Ukraine’s Heterogeneity

This collective volume shows how Ukraine can best be understood through its regions and how the regions must be considered against the background of the nation.

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The Firebird

The Firebird provides a startling eyewitness account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the struggle to create a democratic Russia in its place.

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The Post-Chornobyl Library

Chornobyl marked the end of the Soviet Union and tied the era of postmodernism in Western Europe with nuclear consciousness. The Post-Chornobyl Library becomes a metaphor of a new Ukrainian literature of the 1990s.