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Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine Invasion


Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February 2022. The attack followed Russia's occupation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 and the establishment of a military presence along the Ukrainian border beginning in 2021 as Russia sought to seize Ukraine, an independent nation since 1991. More

The MiraCosta College Library has created this guide to promote understanding of the Ukraine crisis, and to provide a list of credible donation sites.


Children of Rus'
Politics of Energy Dependency : Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania Between Domestic Oligarchs and Russian Pressure
Ukraine and Europe : Cultural Encounters and Negotiations
Conflict in Ukraine : The Unwinding of the Post–Cold War Order
The Ukrainians : Unexpected Nation, Fourth Edition
Ukraine and the Empire of Capital : From Marketisation to Armed Conflict
Vladimir Putin portraits

Watch Films

Ukraine soldier holding young child
Ukrainian-American journalist, Katya Soldak
Damaged reactor at Chernobyl nuclear power plant
The Distant Barking of Dogs
Ukraine on Fire
Freedom or Death

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Russia-Ukraine Monitor Map


The Russia-Ukraine Monitor Map is a crowdsourced effort by the Centre for Information Resilience. The pins on this map represent incidents or events depicted through video, photo, or satellite imagery and have undergone verification to identify where and when the images were taken.