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Mahi for Ukraine | Media Statements

Mahi for Ukraine has a page on our website where we release our Media Statements, Open Letters, and Petitions. Additionally, you are welcome to follow our Social Media pages. Below are the only two official social media accounts we currently run (we also have an Instagram account however it is inactive).



War in Ukraine | Official Website of Ukraine

This is the official website of Ukraine – The information is verified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Instagram: | MFA of Ukraine @mfa_ukraine

Facebook: | Embassy Facebook: Embassy of Ukraine in Australia & New Zealand


Russia's Famine Game

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has changed the world’s food supply chains.
Products that Ukraine will not be able to deliver to the world market provoke a chain reaction: countries are increasing their food stocks and limiting food trade in the background of uncertainty, as a result, prices are rising, and the risk of hunger in poor countries is growing.
Instagram: @mfa_ukraine.

UNITED24 Media | By the MDT of Ukraine

UNITED24 Media is an English-language modern-format digital media centered around the YouTube channel and social media platforms created by the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine. The United24 Media content covers six topics: culture, history, people, technology, business, and war.




Ukraine Explainers

Mini-guides to Ukraine and the Russian invasion. Fact-checked, bite-sized, easy to share and available in multiple languages.
Instagram: @boochelnikova | @uaexplainers

We Are Ukraine ​

Repository of truth about Ukraine’s contribution to freedom and lasting peace in the world. A Ukrainian Emergency Collective of enthusiastic crisis management and communications professionals united by one single purpose of ensuring that all people around the globe understand: today, the future of humankind is being decided in Ukraine.


The Making of Modern Ukraine | Online Course from Yale Professor Timothy Snyder

The Making of Modern Ukraine: A Free Online Course from Yale Professor Timothy Snyder.

Historian Timothy Snyder is teaching a course at Yale University called The Making of Modern Ukraine. And he’s generously making the lectures available on YouTube so that you can follow along too. 

All of the currently-available lectures appear on this playlist. A syllabus for the course can be found here. Key questions covered by the course include:

What brought about the Ukrainian nation? Ukraine must have existed as a society and polity on 23 February 2022, else Ukrainians would not have collectively resisted Russian invasion the next day.  Why has the existence of Ukraine occasioned such controversy? In what ways are Polish, Russian, and Jewish self-understanding dependent upon experiences in Ukraine? Just how and when did a modern Ukrainian nation emerge? Just how for that matter does any modern nation emerge?  And why some nations and not others?  What is the balance between structure and agency in history? Can nations be chosen, and does it matter?  Can the choices of individuals influence the rise of much larger social organizations? If so, how? Ukraine was the country most touched by Soviet and Nazi terror: what can we learn about those systems, then, from Ukraine? Is the post-colonial, multilingual Ukrainian nation a holdover from the past, or does it hold some promise for the future?


YouTube: Episode 1 

Apple Podcast: 


Selected ArticlesPutin’s Paranoia (March ’24) | Putin’s Genocidal Myth (February ’24) | Bad Arguments and Good Historians (February ’24) | The State of the War (September ’23) | Russia’s Crimea Disconnect (October ’22) | How does the Russo-Ukrainian war end (October ’22) | Ukraine holds the future (September ’22) | Nazis, Nukes & NATO (July ’22) | The state of Russo-Ukrainian war (July ’22) | Russia’s Genocide Handbook (April ’22) | Lecture on Holodomor (YouTube, Nov ’19) 

Ukrainian World Congress (UWC)

Established in 1967, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is the global voice for the Ukrainian people worldwide. As an international non-governmental organisation, UWC represent the interests of over 20 million Ukrainians in the diaspora, unite Ukrainian communities and organisations in over 60 countries, and work to support a democratic, prosperous, European Ukraine. The UWC is recognized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council as a non-governmental organisation with special consultative status and has a participatory status as an international non-governmental organisation with the Council of Europe.
Instagram: @uwcongress.

Holodomor Descendants Network

Azov Contra Fake

Russian propaganda has a strong influence around the world, and unfortunately, New Zealand is no exception. With large financial capital, Moscow spreads pro-Russian narratives through fake news, bribing journalists and opinion leaders, its own English-language media, bots and fake public profiles on social media, and many other hybrid forms of propaganda.

The Russians actively use bots, social media groups, public profiles, and ads (especially on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) to throw in controversial claims that divide the public. In addition to dividing the public and creating extra tension around certain topics and issues, these accounts can be used to directly manipulate public opinions. 

All over the world, Russian propaganda about Ukraine has dramatically increased after Moscow’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.  In this context, the Ukrainian army, which is deterring Russian aggression and liberating Ukrainian territories from occupation, has become a particular target of Russian provocations. The vilification of this force in the eyes of the Western public, as well as its weakening, is the most important task for the entire propaganda machine of the Russian Federation, as it can help Moscow defeat the Ukrainians. Due to the high motivation and professional training of Azov fighters, the unit became of the main targets of Russian propaganda.



EUvsDisinfo is the flagship project of the European External Action Service’s East StratCom Task Force. It was established in 2015 to better forecast, address, and respond to the Russian Federation’s ongoing disinformation campaigns affecting the European Union, its Member States, and countries in the shared neighbourhood.

EUvsDisinfo’s core objective is to increase public awareness and understanding of the Kremlin’s disinformation operations, and to help citizens in Europe and beyond develop resistance to digital information and media manipulation.



In June 2016, Ukraїner began its work as a media project aimed toward advocates of intellectual mass media, unexpected geographical discoveries, and multiculturalism. Till victory is won – we are the platform of reliable information about events in Ukraine.
Instagram: @ukrainer_en (English version), @ukrainer_net (Ukrainian version)



Udemy | Free online history course

A free online course “Ukrainian Culture: Understanding the Country and Its People”.  Discover the “culture of freedom”, developed by the Ukrainian Institure and EdEra Learn about the milestones of Ukrainian culture and its contribution to the world.

What comes to your mind when you think about Ukrainian culture? Traditional clothes? Maybe, a few artists or writers? But these are only a shadow of what Ukrainian culture truly represents.

In this short course, ten scholars from different fields present ten topics, covering the essential aspects of Ukrainian culture. Each devoted to a particular angle, these videos reveal how past events, including external political and cultural domination by imperial powers, have shaped Ukrainian society.

Understanding contemporary events requires awareness of the cultural and social foundations of modern Ukrainian society. The Ukrainian nation has been developing for centuries. External powers often challenged it, and its growth was defined by geography, cultural exchanges, and global events.

In addition to the video lectures, the course offers important primary and secondary sources. They are texts, videos, and online resources that touch upon a range of issues in Ukrainian culture. Each of them will help you form a balanced and nuanced view of Ukrainian culture, identities, and society.



The newly launched by the Ukrainian Institute at Harvard University in partnership with the Ukrainian Institute – Ukraïnica is a database and syllabus-building tool to help you teach Ukraine in your classroom!
This platform is meant to be a constantly growing resource where everyone participates as a contributor. The main idea behind this platform is to help those outside the field of Ukrainian studies who would like to include topics on Ukraine in their teaching. With the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine of February 24, this has become even more urgent because one of putin’s goals has been to eradicate Ukraine and Ukrainians by destroying the country and killing the people, while erasing its history and culture. At the same time, because of the aggression, the interest in and demand for in-depth materials on Ukraine have never been higher.