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  • US politics aside, what's the bigger picture in Ukraine?

    Sociology professor Cynthia Buckley is looking at the effects of an ongoing war in eastern Ukraine that has taken thousands of lives and displaced millions.

    Sociology professor Cynthia Buckley is looking at the effects of an ongoing war in eastern Ukraine that has not only taken thousands of lives and displaced millions, but damaged or compromised hundreds of schools and health care facilities. The research builds on her previous work on health and migration in central Eurasia.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Cynthia Buckley, call 217-300-0233; email buckleyc@illinois.edu.

    Buckley and project colleagues Ralph Clem, Florida International University, and Erik Herron, West Virginia University, discussed how to stabilize Ukraine long term in a Dec. 4 commentary piece for the web magazine War on the Rocks.

    Their multiyear project is funded under the Department of Defense’s Minerva Research Initiative, and is the first such award associated with the University of Illinois.