Ukraine - Russia
Content worth your time, as suggested by experts in the field
Russia <> EU Relations
Propoganda & Media
Inside Putin's Head
BBC - History of Modern Ukraine (Mar 2022)
BBC 3 min historical short overviewing Ukraine developments 1991- present
Vox Media - Putin's war on Ukraine explained (Mar 2022)
10 minute analytical video from Vox talks about Russia, NATO and geopolitical strategy
Select media coverage
Deep dive: long form content to further your understanding
This is a highly readable book, targeted at a general audience.
Snyder investigates the motives and methods of Stalin and Hitler - a leadership duo which led to the killing of 14 million civillians between 1933 and 44.
This is good one for lovers of geopolitics and history, but weighs in at lengthy 544 pages.
The Future is History (2017)
A very contemporary book, Gessen chorongraphs the dramatic rise and return of Russia, using Soviet style tactics - with a few changes.
Highly acclaimed by mainstream media and winner of the National Book award, this is clearly an important book, but takes time to digest.
Onward watching and listening
DW- The end of a superpower
The Animated History of the USSR
Special thanks to Mike Young and Milo Jones for their curatorial inputs on this topic.
How can I help?
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