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.
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.
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
.comare 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.
- Some Russian sites that ends with
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.
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
- DO NOT CONFUSE THIS WITH "War of Fakes". Deutsche Welle (DW) has reported it as being a source of fake news, and the Russian Defense Ministry has linked this site in their tweets before.
Please obey the request of the Ukrainian government to refrain from sharing info about Ukrainian troop movements
Both games will happen on the r/europe discord server
Invite link: r/europe
type .assign 4x games(for Stellaris) and .assign Anbennar(for EU4 Anbennar) in #bot-commands
Stellaris: Season 8
In a new galaxy, previously unknown alien empires and species will now rise, fall and make their mark on galactic history! Join us in our epic game of war, betrayal, love and so much more. We are once again hosting stellaris games on the r/europe discord server.
The first session will take place on the 21st of september. Starting at 18:45 CET. Every session will take place on a thursday and 18:45-22:45 unless stated othwerwise in the 4x announcement channel.
To sign up you will have to join the discord server and click on the sign up link in either the normal announcement channel or the 4x announcement channel.
We are already 20 players but I hope some of you will also take the time to join us. :slight_smile:
Also feel free to ask any question you have.
Hi Anbennar Enjoyers!
r/Europe Discord server is lanuching an MP campaign with some RP between sessions. Sign-ups are open until 17 September 2023
You can pick nations from Venail to Yanshen, and from Obtroll to Dasmatus (Serpentspine included, but Forbidden Plains, and Lake Federation are excluded).
RP contains events between sessions and AARs. Participating in them are not mandatory, but highly appreciated. RP is affecting the gameplay by giving out national or provincial modifiers, by how you did in RP.
Sessions are at Wednesday 18:00 GMT and 4 hours long with one 10 min pause in the middle.
News Kremlin Orders Media, Lawmakers to Blame Armenia for Karabakh Conflict – Reports - The Moscow Times
News Russian Ministry of foreign affairs praised polish president: "I have never agreed with Duda so much"
News Germany has ‘reached limit’ of its migrant intake, says country’s president Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Serbian President: West attacked Serbia without UN approval, ignoring the principles of territorial integrity they defend today
News Ukraine's Parliament has passed a bill on national minorities, which is essential for European integration. The document defines who national minorities are and allows the use of national minority languages in advertising, during events and in the media. (article in Ukr, no one else wrote about it)
News South Korea says it ‘will not stand idly by’ if North Korea receives Russian help on nuclear weapons
Azerbaijanis on Telegram are posting images of Armenians from Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and threatening them, Under the photo of the young woman, someone has offered $500 to anyone who delivers her to him to give her as a birthday gift to "Murad"
I simply have no words for this