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Reflections on Ukraine’s Conflicting Story in the Media

In a situation where information is being used as a weapon, the media in Ukraine and Russia has not presented a clear picture of events, their causes, or their consequences.

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

If people take a clear look at the past and confront the truths and the lies, it may help convince those being spurred to kill that they’d be better off building a future.

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

It is shocking how casual the border between two countries in a state of undeclared war can be.

The Historian as Public Analyst: The Case of Ukraine

The Historian as Public Analyst: The Case of Ukraine

The events of the Euromaidan galvanized Ukrainians and led scholars to debate whether it is a civil war or a war with Russia or the start of a new Cold War.

Russia as Ukraine’s ‘Other’: Identity and Geopolitics

Russia as Ukraine’s ‘Other’: Identity and Geopolitics

In order to heal the ethno-regional split in Ukraine, the authorities in Kiev need to change their attitude towards Russia and the Russians.

‘Hybrid War’ and ‘Little Green Men’: How It Works, and How It Doesn’t

‘Hybrid War’ and ‘Little Green Men’: How It Works, and How It Doesn’t

While Russia won the military war to create Novorossiya and intelligence war to support combat operations, it has not achieved its aims and is losing the political war.

Crimea: People and Territory before and after Annexation

Crimea: People and Territory before and after Annexation

While Crimea is likely to remain a point of conflict between Ukraine/the West and Russia, the return of the territory to the Ukrainian state is virtually impossible.

Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea

A new order is solidifying in Crimea that celebrates the reunion with Russia, even as the rights and the wellbeing of the indigenous people are eclipsed.

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 3

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 3

It may seem trivial to state that the west helped cause, rather than did cause, the crisis in Ukraine but from a theoretical point of view, this distinction is essential.

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 2

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 2

The Ukrainian crisis represents a dangerous and unpredictable situation generated by several actors. Attributing blame, as Mearsheimer does, does not promote dialogue.

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