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Cambridge provides English learning platform for Ukraine

Fri, 03/11/2023 - 00:00

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.

The Crimean Tatar who wants freedom for Ukraine to sing again

Thu, 18/05/2023 - 00:00

Displaced journalist and scholar Elmaz Asan arrived in Cambridge from Ukraine in October 2022. She sees her research as a chance to fight back against the Russian invasion of her homeland, “to make a difference, no matter how small”.

Search engine data reveals Russian discontent after invasion of Ukraine

Wed, 17/05/2023 - 00:00

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

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

Sun, 02/04/2023 - 00:00

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 living in war-damaged homes.

Opinion: Putin's war of attrition

Fri, 24/02/2023 - 00:00

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 – however long it takes.

War in Ukraine widens global divide in public attitudes toward US, China and Russia

Fri, 21/10/2022 - 00:00

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

Ukrainian students depart

Fri, 16/09/2022 - 00:00

The Ukrainian medical students who received essential training at Cambridge University over the summer will take the specialist skills they have learned back home following a 7-week programme of clinical placements.

Ukrainian medical students arrive at Cambridge for vital clinical placements

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 00:00

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

Cambridge launches Ukrainian support package

Mon, 27/06/2022 - 00:00

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.

Ukraine is a homeland of homelands

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 00:00

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?

Tue, 10/05/2022 - 00:00

Prof Bill Hurst from the Centre for Geopolitics looks at how China is grappling with consequences of the invasion of Ukraine, plus the wider geopolitical and economic relationships.

Funded programmes to help scholars and students affected by the war on Ukraine

Thu, 05/05/2022 - 00:00

The humanitarian tragedy unfolding in Ukraine continues to galvanise our community. Led by the Ukraine Taskforce, the Collegiate University has developed a number of programmes to support scholars and students affected by the war.

Opinion: The failure of Russian propaganda

Tue, 03/05/2022 - 00:00

Russia's years-long information war has failed to build support among Russian-speaking Ukrainians, especially in Donbas, argues Dr Jon Roozenbeek. 

Research exposes long-term failure of Russian propaganda

Tue, 03/05/2022 - 00:00

A study of the propaganda that flooded Donbas for years reveals a failure to build pro-Russian 'in-group' identities in the region, despite Putin’s claims of support.

'Ukraine Teach-in' at the Cambridge Union

Mon, 02/05/2022 - 00:00

Watch the all-day event that saw experts from Cambridge and beyond give lectures on the culture, history and economics of Ukraine. 

Opinion: The West must beware the language of appeasement

Thu, 28/04/2022 - 00:00

Words shape our world. We must see Russia's war on Ukraine for what it is and stop appeasing Putin with our words, write Dr Rory Finnin and Dr Thomas Grant.

Fake News and Real War: Panel on Russian disinformation

Tue, 26/04/2022 - 00:00

A Cambridge Ukrainian Studies event saw Ukrainian journalists and analysts explore the role of propaganda as part of Russia’s hybrid warfare strategy. 

Ukraine Peace Settlement Project

Fri, 08/04/2022 - 00:00

A team of mediation experts led by Prof Marc Weller have launched a new resource in support of a peace settlement for Ukraine.