The following links provide history and background about both Ukraine and its relationship with Russia.
Russian troops, under the direction of Putin, have a history of aggression against other former Soviet republics. These links cover the invasion of Georgia in 2008 and that of Crimea (a part of Ukraine) in 2014.
These articles give an overview to the current situation in Ukraine. They often cover a timeline of recent events and an explanation of the significance of these events.
These links lead to news sites or pages containing current news articles about what is happening in Ukraine.
Taken directly from https://newslit.org/combating-disinformation-about-the-war-in-ukraine/:
"As the situation surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to unfold, it’s important for everyone to practice news-literate information habits. Understanding where to find credible information about the events in Ukraine and how to avoid being duped into sharing false and misleading information is vital. Here are three tips to help you keep your footing and avoid unintentionally spreading confusion and harm:
1. Be cautious and discerning with what you believe and share.
2. Familiarize yourself with Russian disinformation outlets, tactics and narratives
3. Put yourself in the way of credible information."
For more information about how to do each of these, please visit the News Literacy Project.
Misinformation about Ukraine is rampant in Russia due to state controlled media, and the shuttering of the last independent press there.