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The War in Ukraine — Identity, Language, and Religion in Ukraine

A guide to better understanding the current crisis


Modern-day Ukraine is a country populated by diverse national and ethnic identities, languages, and religious affiliations. The following works can help readers make sense of and better understand the place of these separate and intertwined elements in the the peoples, politics, and history of Ukraine.

Politics of History, Nation Building, and Identity

Language Development and Language Politics

Religious History, Identity, and Politics