Understanding the affect of the Russian invasion of Ukraine | Stanford Information – Stanford College Information

By | November 27, 2022

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A compilation of Stanford scholarship and insights into the latest Russian invasion of Ukraine.
When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, the Stanford group rallied to point out its assist for the Ukrainian individuals: College students hosted occasions, students provided insights into the disaster, professors hosted teach-ins, and in an unprecedented demonstration of solidarity, the Hoover Tower was illuminated within the yellow and blue colours of the Ukrainian flag.
For a lot of, the unprovoked invasion was seen as an affront to the worldwide world norms established after WWII. 
“I’m additionally involved, extra broadly, in regards to the implications of this invasion for our world,” mentioned Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne to the School Senate on the day of the invasion. “The peace established in Europe after World Conflict II – whereas not full or unbroken prior to now – has however stood as a pillar of stability. The launch of a serious land conflict in Europe is a unprecedented and surprising occasion of historic proportions.”
Students from throughout the Stanford group – from former diplomats to college students – have shared a few of their analysis and work preserving and understanding that wealthy historical past and what the invasion represents domestically for Ukraine in addition to internationally. Others additionally offered experience on a variety of points which have emerged from the disaster, similar to confronting pro-Kremlin disinformation on-line, understanding the nuclear risk Russia poses, and what makes reporting this battle distinctive from different wars.   
Right here is a few of that perception, and extra.
After the Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, worldwide relations main Catarina Buchatskiy purchased a one-way airplane ticket to Poland the place she has been serving to mobilize efforts to guard Ukrainian tradition and historical past from destruction.
Stanford scholar Scott Sagan discusses Russia’s nuclear risk within the nation’s conflict of aggression in Ukraine and the way Russian President Vladimir Putin is essentially the most harmful man on the planet.
David Laitin discusses how the expertise of Ukrainian refugees in Europe compares to those that have fled different conflicts and hardships.
The upending of the post-World Conflict II order, a cataclysmic humanitarian disaster and the terrifying prospect that NATO and the U.S. might be drawn into an unconventional conflict with Russia are among the causes for the intensive media protection of the conflict in Ukraine, says Stanford scholar and journalist Janine Zacharia.
Russia’s assault on Ukraine has not solely triggered worldwide outrage, but additionally stress and concern for individuals – together with kids. A Stanford Kids’s Well being psychiatrist gives recommendation on how mother and father may also help their youngsters perceive the tough state of affairs.
A disinformation researcher shares what she and her crew look ahead to when analyzing social media posts and different on-line experiences associated to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
To know Russian President Vladimir Putin’s motivations to invade Ukraine, one should take a look at the lengthy historical past of how Moscow has perceived the nation. Russian historian Norman Naimark explains a few of this difficult previous.
Since 2005, the Freeman Spogli Institute for Worldwide Research has cultivated wealthy tutorial ties and friendships with Ukrainian students and civic leaders as a part of its mission to assist democracy and improvement domestically and overseas.
On Friday, Stanford’s iconic Hoover Tower lit up within the blue and yellow colours of the Ukrainian flag in a present of solidarity with the nation and its individuals.
Stanford scholar and former Deputy Secretary Basic of NATO Rose Gottemoeller says the primary objective for NATO and the U.S. is to verify this doesn’t flip right into a common conflict throughout Europe.
Stanford Regulation Faculty’s Allen Weiner discusses the authorized implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and what would possibly occur subsequent.
Stanford in Authorities hosted a dialog with Ukrainian college students on the continuing Russian conflict in Ukraine on Thursday night.
Former prime minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk joins Michael McFaul on the World Class Podcast to investigate Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine and the way it matches into Vladamir Putin’s larger technique to undermine democracy globally.
As Russia will increase its navy presence alongside the Ukrainian border, Stanford scholar Steven Pifer discusses what Russia hopes to attain and why its insurance policies towards Ukraine are backfiring.
Members of the Stanford group gathered on Friday afternoon for Stand in Solidarity with Ukraine, an occasion in White Plaza with Ukrainian audio system and leaders in Stanford’s worldwide group sharing their views on the conflict and methods the Stanford group may also help.
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the next feedback on the School Senate assembly on Feb. 24, 2022.
Co-founded by Nataliya Anon, MBA ’01, Hromada is a supply of stories for Ukrainian Individuals and assist for individuals within the conflict zone.
On this episode of The Way forward for Every part, CS and music Professor Doug James talks about creating computer-generated sounds that match as much as fantastical CGI.
Stanford Medication researchers tracked youngsters’ well-being as they transitioned to cellphone possession and located no connection between the age youngsters acquired their first cellphone and their sleep, grades, or psychological well being.
LGBTQ+ sufferers are seen in each side of the medical area, says Stanford Medication’s Benjamin Laniakea, and all physicians must be taught a bit extra about transgender care.
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