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Cambridge provides English learning platform for Ukraine

03 November 2023

People in Ukraine will be able to improve their English using an online learning platform specially developed by the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with Cambridge University Press & Assessment, and technology companies Amazon Web Services and Catalyst IT.

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The Crimean Tatar who wants freedom for Ukraine to sing again

18 May 2023

Displaced journalist and scholar Elmaz Asan arrived in Cambridge from Ukraine in October 2022. She sees her research as a chance to fight back...

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Search engine data reveals Russian discontent after invasion of Ukraine

17 May 2023

Russian military mobilisations saw huge spikes in anti-regime web searches, according to a study of search trends from Google and Yandex.

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Engineer's humanitarian mission to insulate thousands of bomb and bullet-damaged homes in Ukraine

02 Apr 2023

A window that takes 15 minutes to build – designed by a Cambridge PhD student who has paused his studies – is transforming the lives of Ukrainians...

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Destroyed cars in Ukraine

Opinion: Putin's war of attrition

24 Feb 2023

Former UK Ambassador to Russia, Sir Laurie Bristow, on what lies behind Putin's war on Ukraine and why we must begin to prepare for change in Russia...

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War in Ukraine widens global divide in public opinion

21 Oct 2022

'Mega-dataset' of public opinion covering 97% of the planet finds a 'world divided' between liberal US-backing populations and illiberal nations...

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Ukrainian students depart

16 Sep 2022

The Ukrainian medical students who received essential training at Cambridge University over the summer will take the specialist skills they have...

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Ukrainian medical students arrive at Cambridge University for vital clinical placements

05 Aug 2022

University of Cambridge is partnering with Kharkiv National Medical University to provide expert teaching and support the Ukrainian health and...

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Cambridge University launches package of support for displaced Ukrainian students and academics

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...

A participant at the University's vigil for Ukraine earlier this year.

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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