Recommended Reading and Sources of Information
- Our Media and Commentary pages are updated regularly with SSEES analysis and commentary in the public domain.
- The Centre for Research and Analysis Migration (CReAM) which sits under UCL Department of Economics is including data-driven research on migration, which they specialise in.
- UCL European Institute’s blog: UCL analyses of Russia’s war on Ukraine
- UCL’s Conflict & Change scholars, based in the Department of Political Science, draw on research they have done in and on Russia and Ukraine: War in Ukraine
- The UCL SSEES Library has an abundance of Ukraine and Russian books, journals and articles (Section U.IX.f on the second floor) (Follow @UCLSSEESLibrary on Twitter)
- Ukrainian Newspaper collection (requires UCL logins)
- Ephemera collection on Euromaidan protests in Ukraine, 2013-14
- UCL SSEES Library Guide to resources from 2013-2015 crisis
- East European Politics and Societies (EEPS) Special Virtual Issue on Ukraine- featuring previous articles on the theme of ‘continuity and change’ in Ukrainian politics
- Kanopy have collated a collection of films that provide further context on Ukraine, its people, and its tense relationship with Russia. This is free to access for UCL staff and students with UCL ID and password.
- Ukraine’s Dovzhenko national film centre in Kyiv have compiled a list of the '20 best films to help understand what’s happening in Ukraine'
- Researchers at the UCL Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) have launched an information hub for Ukrainian migration (Ukrainian Migration Information Hub). It includes an overview of prevailing visa/asylum policies, data on the demographics of the Ukrainian population in Europe and Ukraine prior to the invasion, and summaries of academic research on refugee migration and integration.
- Chytomo, a platform about Ukrainian literature and book publishing.
Recommended Channels for news and updates:
English language coverage of Ukraine based in Ukraine:
- Kyiv Independent:
- New Voice of Ukraine:
- BBC Sounds is running Ukrainecast, a series of daily analysis and eyewitness reports from Ukraine.
- For anybody who needs to access Russian web content that is currently inaccessible, the "Wayback Machine" allows you to access archived content.
- Amnesty International
- Atlantic, the
- Balkan Insight
- BBC News
- Calvert Journal
- Carnegie Endowment
- Chatham House
- Committee to Protect Journalists
- Conversation, the
- Deutsche Welle
- Diplomat, the
- Eurasia Daily Monitor
- Financial Times
- Foreign Policy
- Freedom House
- Geopolitical Monitor
- Guardian, the
- Human Rights Watch
- International Partnership for Human Rights
- Moscow Times, the
- National Interest, the
- New York Times
- Novaya Gazeta (Russian language) accessed via SSEES Library
- Open Democracy
- Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
- War on the Rocks
- Washington Post
Our Media and Commentary pages give access to SSEES analysis.
For resources on volunteering, or ways to assist Ukraine, please visit Ways to Help.