On June 16, 2022, Assistant Professor of the Department Yuriy Kandyba took part in the Interdepartmental educational and scientific workshop on "Political Geography with the Basics of Geopolitics" on the topic: "Geopolitical Factors and Consequences of the War Between Russia and Ukraine". The workshop was held at Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko. Yuriy Kandyba (VN Karazin Kharkiv National University), Yuriy Kiselyov (Uman National University of Horticulture), Viktor Bobyrenko (NGO "Policy Analysis Bureau") made presentations at the workshop. The lecturers from Melitopol, Poltava, and graduates of Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko attended the workshop. Topical geopolitical problems of our time, caused by the armed aggression of the Russian Federation were raised during the discussion. The participants of the workshop asked the speakers many questions and took an active part in the discussion.