Stealing funds from Russian Scientists

3rd March, accessed 2nd April

The European Geoscience Union General Assembly has stolen the registration fees from Russian scientists.

Special notice: To show our support for Ukraine and in accordance with current European sanctions, EGU will not accept any payment of EGU22 registration fees from Russian or Belarusian institutions paid on behalf of researchers based at or affiliated with them. Already paid fees will be directly and completely donated to the UN Crisis Relief Fund for Ukraine.

EGU 2022, EGU Registration, available at

Via RussianswithAttitude podcast, independent website

Flags of Russia and Belarus stolen in Philadelphia

4th March

The City of Philadelphia is investigating vandalism on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway related to the war in Ukraine. The city says someone removed the Russian flag Thursday night without the city’s knowledge. The flag has since been replaced. The flag of Belarus was also vandalized.

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