14 May 2022

Russia Ukraine conflict: Russia ’deleting Ukraine’ from school books to be used in occupied areas

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine it’s been trying to rewrite the country’s history – to deny Ukraine’s existence as a separate nation.

This propaganda battle has a new front – inside the classrooms of south east Ukraine, where the Russian military is now in control.

Since before the war began, this programme has been following the story of one school in Mariupol and its teachers.

The school has now been closed and its future is uncertain.