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Ukraine: Home

A guide of sources and links about the current crisis in Ukraine, and other sources on Ukrainian history and culture.

Introduction to this guide

As we witness history unfolding before us with the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, there needs to be a free flow of information about what is happening, and to understand more about the people, culture and history of the Ukraine. This guide provides some avenues to learn more. Some of the links are updated daily while others are for seeking more in-depth information about Ukraine. 

To contribute more sources to this guide, please fill out the suggestions form.

Image Credit: Statue of Berehynia, atop Independence Monument in Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), Kyiv, Ukraine.  By Amit just amit - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Display in Bird Library

There is a small display in Bird Library's Map Room on the 3rd floor of two maps, one of Ukraine (2007) and Kyiv (2004), as well as the National Atlas of Ukraine (2007) and the Historical Atlas of Ukraine. The maps are large and they show details and spatial relationships that a laptop or phone screen just cannot provide. Stop in and take a look.

Films about the Ukraine relationship with Russia

To provide further context on Ukraine and its tense history with Russia, browse these twenty-five films through the SU Libraries' access to Kanopy. You can also access more films through Academic Video Online