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War in Ukraine
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Ukraine:
- 44 million people (8th most populous in Europe)
- 2nd largest land mass country in Europe after Russia
- 80% are Christian. 60% are Orthodox.
- 17% residents are Russian
- In 1986, Chernobyl plant disaster
- In 1991, nation formed after collapse of USSR
- World’s largest reserves of iron ore
- Mostly flat geography contributes to major agricultural industry
- Largest grain exporter in world
- Member of United Nations, but not EU
- History of political corruption
Wikipedia
Visual Capitalist
The Fact File

Orange Revolution:
- November 2004 to January 2005
- Protest of 2004 Ukrainian presidential election
Wikipedia

Revolution of Dignity:
- Maidan Revolution
- February 2014
- Protest of Yanukovych not signing EU agreement
- Ousted Yanukovych from power
Wikipedia

Russian invasion:
- Feb 24, 2022 - Russia invades Ukraine
Dmytro Kuleba
Aljazeera

Volodymyr Zelenskyy:
- Born in Jewish family
- Professional comedian
- Became president in 2019
Wikipedia
Zelenskyy’s unlikely journey, from comedy to wartime leader
Servant of the People party
Twitter account

Articles:
The increasingly complicated Russia-Ukraine crisis, explained
Russia’s war in Ukraine: complete guide in maps, video and pictures
Stop asking what Putin wants and start asking what Ukrainians want
I need ammunition, not a ride: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy declines US offer to evacuate Kyiv

Movies:
Winter on Fire - Netflix

Videos:
“Prayer for Ukraine” performed by Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York

Photos:
Getty Images
NPR
The Times
Zeebiz

Twitter:
Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Dmytro Kuleba - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
Stratcom Centre UA

Posted: 2022-02-27 13:07:23


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