The Russia-Ukraine War began in 2014 with the annexation of Crimea by Russia and escalated significantly in February 2022 when Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. This conflict has led to widespread international condemnation, economic sanctions against Russia, and a significant humanitarian crisis, with thousands of lives lost and millions displaced. The war has profound implications for global politics, security, and the international order, challenging the principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity, and international law.

A2 Level Questions:

  1. What are Russia and Ukraine?
  2. Can you name a big conflict in Europe right now?
  3. Why do people around the world talk about Ukraine?
  4. What happens when countries fight?
  5. Do you know what a war is?
  6. Why is peace important between countries?
  7. Have you heard about soldiers? What do they do?
  8. What could happen to people during a war?
  9. Why do some countries help other countries?
  10. Can you think of ways to stop a war?

B1 Level Questions:

  1. What started the conflict between Russia and Ukraine?
  2. How do wars affect ordinary people?
  3. Why has the international community reacted to the Russia-Ukraine conflict?
  4. What are economic sanctions? How do they work?
  5. How can countries around the world help Ukraine?
  6. What is a refugee? Why do wars create refugees?
  7. Why is it important to follow international laws?
  8. How do you think the conflict affects Europe’s security?
  9. What role do the United Nations play in conflicts like this?
  10. Can you explain what territorial integrity means?

B2 Level Questions:

  1. Discuss the historical context of the Russia-Ukraine relationship.
  2. Analyze the impact of the conflict on global energy supplies.
  3. How do international sanctions affect the economy of a country?
  4. What is the humanitarian impact of the Russia-Ukraine War?
  5. Discuss the role of NATO in the context of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  6. How does the conflict in Ukraine affect global politics?
  7. What are the challenges of reporting news from conflict zones?
  8. How can international diplomacy be used to resolve conflicts?
  9. What are the implications of the conflict for international law?
  10. Discuss the concept of national sovereignty in the context of the Russia-Ukraine War.

C1 Level Questions:

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of international sanctions against Russia.
  2. Analyze the strategic interests of major powers in the Russia-Ukraine War.
  3. Discuss the role of misinformation in shaping public perceptions of the conflict.
  4. Examine the impact of the war on global food security.
  5. Analyze the role of cyber warfare in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  6. Discuss the implications of the conflict for the future of international relations.
  7. Evaluate the humanitarian response to the crisis in Ukraine.
  8. Examine the challenges of peacekeeping in the modern geopolitical landscape.
  9. Discuss the potential long-term outcomes of the Russia-Ukraine War.
  10. Analyze the impact of the war on European Union-Russia relations.

C2 Level Questions:

  1. Critically assess the international legal precedents set by the Russia-Ukraine War.
  2. Discuss the role of global alliances and their effectiveness in deterring aggression.
  3. Analyze the geopolitical shifts resulting from the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  4. Evaluate the impact of the conflict on the concept of national identity in Ukraine and Russia.
  5. Discuss the ethical considerations in international responses to the war.
  6. Analyze the long-term implications of the war for global security architecture.
  7. Evaluate the role of economic power in shaping the outcome of conflicts.
  8. Discuss the potential for post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation in Ukraine.
  9. Analyze the role of non-state actors in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  10. Critically assess the future of international diplomacy in resolving conflicts like the Russia-Ukraine War.