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Ukraine: Current Crisis: Overview

Ukraine & Russia: Biography, History, and Foreign Affairs

Key Terms Often Used in Reports and Writings About the Situation


UkraineRussia -  Asia - World

More Ukraine maps including cities, political, and historical maps from the University of Texas map collection.

Country Overview and Background Info

Ukraine (Political Handbook of the World)

Ukraine (The CIA World Factbook)

Russia (The CIA World Factbook)

Russia (Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook)

President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky - Biography (Britannica)

Official Website of the President of Ukraine (site appears to be up and down)

President of Russia

Vladimir Putin - Biography (Encyclopedia of the Contemporary World)

Place Your Bets (The Economist)



Timeline (New York Times)

Timeline (PBS)