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Nuclear Weapons and the Ukraine-Russia War

From Tuesday 24 February 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine, our message has been “No Nuclear Escalation.”

To promote this aim and counter misinformation, the Ukraine-Russia Info Hub exists to provide you with a variety of perspectives on nuclear weapons and the war in Ukraine. 


A Ukrainian pacifist's take on how peace can be achieved in Ukraine:

Professor Paul Rogers on the role of Peacemakers in Ukraine:

Scottish CND Report of Nuclear Power Plant Risks in Wartime



Sign a Petition

No Nuclear War over Ukraine: Organised by IPPNW. Find out more and sign on

Donate to a Charity

The following charities have been recommended by Scottish CND members:

The Pavers Foundation

The International Red Cross

The Ukraine Relief Fund 

Write to with UKRAINE in the heading if you wish to recommend another.


Past Events and Actions

TUESDAY 1 MARCH at 7pm: Online Rally – No to War in Ukraine. Organised by the Glasgow Stop the War Coalition. 

SATURDAY 5 MARCH at 12.30pm (PAISLEY): Scottish CND and SNP CND raised awareness of the situation in Ukraine at the AUOB March on Saturday 5 March. 

SUNDAY 6 MARCH at 12 noon (GLASGOW): Gathering at the Donald Dewar Statue on Buchanan Street supported by Glasgow CND. 

SUNDAY 6 MARCH at 4pm (ABERDEEN): Peace and Solidarity Protest organised by CND North East Scotland. 

SUNDAY 6 MARCH at 3pm (EDINBURGH): Human Chain of Solidarity in Edinburgh. Organised by Edinburgh peace and anti-war groups as part of the Global Day of Action: No to War in Ukraine.

SATURDAY 7 MAY at 11.30am for 12pm March (GLASGOW): Stop the War Demonstration on the International Day of Action to stop the war in Ukraine. The demonstration, organised by the Stop the War Coalition and supported by Scottish CND, joined with dozens across the UK. The march went from Blythewood Square to George Square in Glasgow.

Scottish CND has produced a leaflet and a card for distribution at events. Please contact us on if you would like copies of either of these for use at your event, or to distribute in other ways.

If you’re a member, let us know of any vigils (groups or individuals) or other acts of solidarity with the people of Ukraine and the brave protesters in Russia. If you send pictures please caption with where and when they were taken. Contact us on


We stand together with organisations around the world to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and to call for peace:

Statement from ICAN
Statement from ICAN on the risk of nuclear escalation
Statement from CND UK
Statement from the Church of Scotland
Statement from Medact

It’s important to be aware that many Russian citizens do not support the war their government is waging in their name. We’re pleased to share this collection of statements (in Russian and in English) from Russians who oppose the war on Ukraine:

Russians are against the war on Ukraine!