Putin spokesperson refuses to rule out using nuclear weapons against Ukraine

Tomorrow, it will be exactly a month since Russia launched its assault on Ukraine.

In the last three weeks, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that more than 3.5 million refugees have been forced to flee Ukraine, with an estimated 6.5 million more internally displaced within the country.

As the war on the ground continues, a separate battle rages online - the information war.

Misinformation on social media platforms, “doctored clips” of UK ministers, and deep fake videos doing the rounds have led to us viewing online content with a heavy dose of scepticism.

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With so many unverified accounts and clips doing the rounds, we’ve compiled 100 social media accounts you should consider following to get a well-rounded insight into the war.

We previously published a list of journalists on the ground in Ukraine and we’ve today expanded our list to include politicians, photographers, residents, and more.

  • Bel Trew, International Correspondent, The Independent

The travel video I never wanted. #stoprussianagression #ukraine


I’ll be in Romania and Moldova this week reporting on the #ukrainian #refugee crisis as #Russia continues its invasion. Here’s a shelter waiting in #Iași

Urgently leaving Kyivwww.youtube.com

To learn about how you can help Ukrainians, read our guide on The Independent.

For more Ukraine news, follow The Independent's live blog.

The Independent has a proud history of campaigning for the rights of the most vulnerable, and we first ran our Refugees Welcome campaign during the war in Syria in 2015. Now, as we renew our campaign and launch this petition in the wake of the unfolding Ukrainian crisis, we are calling on the government to go further and faster to ensure help is delivered.

  • To find out more about our Refugees Welcome campaign, click here.
  • To sign the petition click here.
  • If you would like to donate then please click here for our GoFundMe page.

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