Books to Give Background on the Russia-Ukraine War

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to make devastating headlines, the Pratt has books to check out or download to help you understand the history of the two countries, and what led up to this conflict.

Voices From Chernobyl
By Svetana Alexievich
Book | eBook
The Man Without a Face
By Masha Gessen

Book | eBook
Imperial Gamble
By Marvin Kalb


Red Famine
By Anne Applebaum

Book | eBook
Midnight in Chernobyl
By Adam Higginbotham

Book | eBook
The Gates of Europe
By Serhii Plokhy

Book | eBook
I Will Die in a Foreign Land: A Novel
By Kalani Pickhart

Book | eBook

By Rachel Maddow
Book | eBook
Good Citizens Need Not Fear
By Maria Reva

Book | eBook

Also, check out these films to learn more.

1989—The Fall of the Berlin Wall
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The Unfolding Ukraine-Russia Crisis
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