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Ukraine: aid workers were forced out of Syria – the same thing could happen in this war

Dr William Plowright, from our School of Government and International Affairs, addresses the possible threat to humanitarian aid workers in the Russia-Ukraine war and the effect this would have to civilians on the ground.
Aerial of female medic with first aid equipment on floor

How a makeshift PoW chapel from WWII continues to connect Ukrainians and Britons

PhD student, Daniel Adamson, from our Department of History, discusses the history of a chapel in Scotland created by Ukrainian prisoners of war and how this ties in with current events.
Hallmuir Scotland Ukrainian Chapel

Ukraine war: death of a ‘fixer’ underlines the dangers of this unsung but vital job for journalism

Professor Tim Luckhurst, Principal of South College, emphasises the importance of a 'fixer' to broadcasters covering foreign conflicts for international news organisations.
After the explosion in Kyiv Ukraine 2022

Students Perform Ukrainian National Anthem in Durham Cathedral

Our students showed their solidarity with the people of Ukraine with a special rendition of the country’s national anthem sung in Durham Cathedral.
Choir singing in Durham Cathedral
Three international students sat talking

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