The war on Ukraine

28 February 2022

Find the latest information on what the University is doing for Ukrainian academics and students, and resources for staff and students on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Cambridge launches Ukrainian support package

27 Jun 2022

Comprehensive new support package will help those who have been forced to leave Ukraine or are unable to return, as well as those who have remained.

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Ukraine is a homeland of homelands

17 May 2022

Writing for the Atlantic, Dr Rory Finnin looks at how Crimean Tatars have long helped shape Ukraine's identity and sense of self.

On Geopolitics podcast: Ukraine - is China on Russia's Side?

10 May 2022

Prof Bill Hurst from the Centre for Geopolitics looks at how China is grappling with consequences of the invasion of Ukraine, plus the wider...


Funded programmes to help scholars and students affected by the war on Ukraine

05 May 2022

The humanitarian tragedy unfolding in Ukraine continues to galvanise our community. Led by the Ukraine Taskforce, the Collegiate University has...

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Opinion: The failure of Russian propaganda

03 May 2022

Russia's years-long information war has failed to build support among Russian-speaking Ukrainians, especially in Donbas, argues Dr Jon Roozenbeek.

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Research exposes long-term failure of Russian propaganda

03 May 2022

A study of the propaganda that flooded Donbas for years reveals a failure to build pro-Russian 'in-group' identities in the region, despite Putin’s...

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'Ukraine Teach-in' at the Cambridge Union

02 May 2022

Watch the all-day event that saw experts from Cambridge and beyond give lectures on the culture, history and economics of Ukraine.

Opinion: The West must beware the language of appeasement

28 Apr 2022

Words shape our world. We must see Russia's war on Ukraine for what it is and stop appeasing Putin with our words, write Dr Rory Finnin and Dr Thomas...

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Fake News and Real War: Panel on Russian disinformation

26 Apr 2022

A Cambridge Ukrainian Studies event saw Ukrainian journalists and analysts explore the role of propaganda as part of Russia’s hybrid warfare strategy.


Ukraine Peace Settlement Project

08 Apr 2022

A team of mediation experts led by Prof Marc Weller have launched a new resource in support of a peace settlement for Ukraine.

A wary China keeps its distance from Putin

08 Apr 2022

Jonathan Haslam writes for the Financial Times on how Russia’s invasion threatens to complicate Beijing’s relations with the west. (£)

Economic sanctions in Russia risk breaking international law if they lead to global food shortages

08 Apr 2022

Cristiane Derani argues that the war, and sanctions imposed, will spread a wave of food insecurity throughout the world.

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