The International Union of Speleology (UIS), who were last week condemned by the Ukrainian Speleological Association and the international caving community for their original statement on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, have now reconsidered their position and issued a revised statement.
The new statement is reproduced below:International Union of Speleology - Revised and modified Statement on the Ukrainian war
UIS President George Veni has urged members to contact their national delegates if they would like the General Assembly to consider any additional action. A list of delegates can be found here.
Dr Alexander Klimchouk, who accepted an offer of honorary membership from the British Cave Research Association (BCRA), told Darkness Below that the Ukrainian Speleological Association have responded as follows: