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Find facts and resources to better understand the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. Library staff has compiled credible sources to help provide information and context.
Resources on the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine
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Articles and Newspapers Get perspectives from around the world. Some resources require a library card to access
Gale in Context: Global Issues - Russia Ukraine Conflict Information about issues around the world, including the Russia-Ukraine Conflict. Requires library card to access
Russia’s War on Ukraine Comprehensive guide including background information, news out of Ukraine and support resources from Harvard University’s Ukrainian Research Institute.
The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: NATO LibGuides. A collection of articles by leading experts with their latest analysis on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Global Conflict Tracker: Conflict in Ukraine The Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan organization, provides analysis and background on current topics. The Global Conflict Tracker provides current status and background information for ongoing conflicts around the world. The CFR also provides a compilation of articles written by members of the organization and other authoritative sources.
General and Contextual Information about Ukraine and Russia
U.S. Department of State: Ukraine Current information as well as historical background about the U.S.’s relationship with Ukraine.
Federal Documents Sources on the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict A collection of contemporary and historical documents, websites, books and additional resources maintained by East Carolina University.
Understanding the Ukraine Crisis: A Comprehensive Reading List A booklist of recommended materials to understand the relationship between Russia and Ukraine.
Resources to help people impacted by the current conflict
United States Agency for International Development Regularly updated information about USAID’s response.
Embassy of the Russian Federation in the US Access to this resource may be inconsistent
Embassy of the Ukraine in the US Access to this resource may be inconsistent
Immigrant, Refugee, and Citizenship Resources A compiled list of resources provided by the Pierce County Library System.
Talking to Kids and Teens about the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
How to Talk to Kids about Ukraine (The New York Times, Feb. 22, 2022)
How to Talk to Kids about the Ukraine Invasion (PBS, Feb. 25, 2022)
Resources for Educators, Families to Discuss the Events in Ukraine with Students Toolkit created by the San Diego County Office of Education.
Talking to Kids about Violence
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A compiled list of resources provided by the Pierce County Library System.
The world can be a scary place, and kids will have questions about the things they see on the news or hear their adults talking about. These resources can help grown-ups navigate tricky conversations about violence or trauma in an age-appropriate way.
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