r/europe 27d ago

Russo-Ukrainian War War in Ukraine Megathread LII


This is a special megathread. One year ago, Russia invaded Ukraine, but Ukraine has prevailed.

This megathread is meant for discussion of the current Russo-Ukrainian War, also known as the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Please read our current rules, but also the extended rules below.

News sources:

You can also get up-to-date information and news from the r/worldnews live thread, which are more up-to-date tweets about the situation.

Current rules extension:

Extended r/europe ruleset to curb hate speech and disinformation:

  • While we already ban hate speech, we'll remind you that hate speech against the populations of the combatants is against our rules. This includes not only Ukrainians, but also Russians, Belarusians, Syrians, Azeris, Armenians, Georgians, etc. The same applies to the population of countries actively helping Ukraine or Russia.

  • Calling for the killing of invading troops or leaders is allowed, but the mods have the discretion to remove egregious comments, and the ones that disrespect the point made above. The limits of international law apply.

  • No unverified reports of any kind in the comments or in submissions on r/europe. We will remove videos of any kind unless they are verified by reputable outlets. This also affects videos published by Ukrainian and Russian government sources.

  • Absolutely no justification of this invasion.

  • In addition to our rules, we ask you to add a NSFW/NSFL tag if you're going to link to graphic footage or anything can be considered upsetting, including combat footage or dead people.

Submission rules

These are rules for submissions to r/europe front-page.

  • No status reports about the war unless they have major implications (e.g. "City X still holding" would not be allowed, "Russia takes major city" would be allowed. "Major attack on Kherson repelled" would also be allowed.)

  • All dot ru domains have been banned by Reddit as of 30 May. They are hardspammed, so not even mods can approve comments and submissions linking to Russian site domains.

    • Some Russian sites that ends with .com are also hardspammed, like TASS and Interfax, and mods can't re-approve them.
    • The Internet Archive and similar archive websites are also blacklisted here, by us or Reddit.
  • We've been adding substack domains in our u/AutoModerator script, but we aren't banning all of them. If your link has been removed, please notify the moderation team, explaining who's the person managing that substack page.

  • We ask you or your organization to not spam our subreddit with petitions or promote their new non-profit organization. While we love that people are pouring all sorts of efforts on the civilian front, we're limited on checking these links to prevent scam.

  • No promotion of a new cryptocurrency or web3 project, other than the official Bitcoin and ETH addresses from Ukraine's government.


Link to the previous Megathread LI

Questions and Feedback: You can send feedback via r/EuropeMeta or via modmail.


If you want to donate to Ukraine, check this thread or this fundraising account by the Ukrainian national bank.

Fleeing Ukraine We have set up a wiki page with the available information about the border situation for Ukraine here. There's also information at Visit Ukraine.Today - The site has turned into a hub for "every Ukrainian and foreign citizen [to] be able to get the necessary information on how to act in a critical situation, where to go, bomb shelter addresses, how to leave the country or evacuate from a dangerous region, etc."

Other links of interest

Please obey the request of the Ukrainian government to refrain from sharing info about Ukrainian troop movements

r/europe 3d ago

Series What happened in your country this week? — 2023-03-19


Welcome to the weekly European news gathering.

Please remember to state the country or region in your post and it would be great if you link to your sources.

If you want to add to the news from a country, please reply to the top level comment about this country.

This post is part of a series and gets posted every Sunday at 8AM CET.

r/europe 7h ago Bravo Grande!

Andrew Tate: Brothers' custody extended by another month

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r/europe 7h ago

Picture France, 21/03/2023

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r/europe 13h ago

OC Picture Peyrusse-le-roc, Aveyron, France

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The oldest part of the village (around 1000yo) is located in a deep valley. You can visit the remaining towers of the castle (roc del thaluc), the Roman bridge "Parayre", an hospital build in 1200... Very beautiful place.

r/europe 11h ago

On this day 22 March 1920 , the mass killing and destruction of the Armenian population of Shushi (Nagorno Karabakh) by Azerbaijani forces began

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r/europe 1d ago Gold

News The Finnish Prime Ministerial debate

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r/europe 12h ago

News South Africa aware of legal obligations regarding Putin visit

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r/europe 9h ago

Data Total sales of heat pumps by country in Europe,2021 and 2022

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r/europe 6h ago

News Finland is the world’s happiest country. Now it’s giving away free trips to show travelers why

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r/europe 5h ago

News Swedish Parliament Passes Law Approving Country Joining NATO

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r/europe 14h ago

News UK inflation leaps to 10.4 per cent smashing forecasts

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r/europe 14h ago

On this day The German city Krefeld is celebrating its 650th birthday this year!

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r/europe 12h ago

News Japan, UK and Italy make speed a priority in fighter jet program

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r/europe 1h ago

OC Picture These are the magnolia trees at the King Tomislav Square in Zagreb, Croatia. They blossom like this only for around two weeks each year, early in spring

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r/europe 5h ago

News Defiant Macron says pension reform to be implemented by 'end of year': Key moments from interview

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r/europe 7h ago

News Turkish main opposition's presidential candidate Kılıçdaroğlu: Beating Erdoğan is the easiest part, aim is building competitive country.

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r/europe 5h ago

News Handelsblatt: agreement between Deutsche Telekom and Huawei to circumvent US sanctions

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r/europe 53m ago

News Vladimir Putin ally asks 'can't we finally strike London' on Russian TV

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r/europe 12h ago All-Seeing Upvote Wholesome Seal of Approval Bravo Grande!

News Court In Italy Approves Decision To Extradite Son Of Russian Region's Governor To U.S.

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r/europe 17h ago

News Only 7 NATO members hit alliance’s 2 percent GDP defense spending target in 2022 - Breaking Defense

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r/europe 10h ago

News ‘Absolutely a quick study’: Ukrainians master Patriot system faster than expected

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r/europe 9h ago

News Antwerp venue cancels 'Queer Iftar' as safety cannot be guaranteed

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r/europe 4h ago

Greece tops defense spending as percentage of GDP in NATO

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r/europe 1d ago

Map Bassoon in different European languages

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r/europe 10h ago

News Russian missile hits nine-story apartment block in Zaporizhzhia

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