On this page you will find reputable and independent sources of information about the current situation in Ukraine. As the University Library we aim to counter the spread of misinformation and disinformation and provide you with reliable information sources.
This page will be updated regularly.
Last updated: 14.03.22
You should always critically assess your sources and their reporting. It may be necessary to fact-check each individual news item.
dekoder - media source that combines Russian independent journalism with German academic expertise
Podcast: Lage der Nation - politics podcast from Berlin with Philip Banse and Ulf Buermeyer
Would you like access to current magazines and newspapers? You can access Der Spiegel and other periodicals via the Association of Public Libraries in Berlin. Use PressReader and Genios to gain additional access to a number of different international and German-language newspapers and periodicals.
Cost: EUR 10 per year
Search in datababases, bibliographies, and catalogs within the Slavistik Portal. You can find further information about FID Slawistik on the website of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz.
You can access full texts after registering with the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz.
Various databases of Eastern Europe studies are available through the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. These are either freely accessible or accessible following registration.