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On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine.

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On this page, we are gathering the following information: experiences and statements from students who live in Ukraine, instructions on how to help Ukrainian students, and IAPSS advocacy for students-refugees. The page will be continuously updated.

IAPSS statement addressing the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Statement by Artem Oliinyk, the president of IAPSS Ukraine

Statement by Sofia Makohin, the representative of IAPSS Ukraine

Statement by Emil Heleta, head of IAPSS Odesa

Statement by Alexandra Petrenko, member of IAPSS Ukraine

Statement by Bohdanna Duma, the representative of IAPSS Ukraine

Statement by Maxim Kmelnytskiy, member of IAPSS Ukraine

Statement By Denis Ratushniy, Head Of Academic Department In IAPSS Ukraine

Update from Oleksii Tkachenko, the former executive of IAPSS Ukraine

How can I help?

Sign the petition to educational institutions to accept Ukrainian students

Any organization that agrees with the petition is eligible to sign.

Do you have contact information of those helping refugees in neighboring countries? Share it with us at, and we will add it to our guide for student-refugees that fled Ukraine.

Former IAPSS Ukraine Executive Speaks Out Against Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Oleksii Tkachenko served as Vice-President and President of IAPSS Ukraine. He has now joined the army to protect his country.

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