Post Tagged with: "Ukraine Conflict"

Ukraine and Russia: Wars Over the Past

Ukraine and Russia: Wars Over the Past

Regions of Ukraine have their own singular histories and what is lacking is a unifying narrative and common “heroes” during a time of prolonged crisis.

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The EU’s Normative Nature and Its Sanction Regime Against Russia: An Oxymoron?

Sanctions per se are not irreconcilable with normative behaviour, as they may perform the function of conveying a normative argument rather than merely coerce the other.

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Ivan Krastev discusses Russia’s troubled relationship with the West, the problems with democratic triumphalism, and the role of the EU in the post-Cold War world.

Perspectives for Russia’s Future: The Case for Narrative Analysis

Perspectives for Russia’s Future: The Case for Narrative Analysis

In relation to Russia, the scenario of authoritarian stability and global power alongside economic decline and consumer dissatisfaction is a pertinent one.

Democracy and Geopolitics: Understanding Ukraine’s Threat to Russia

Democracy and Geopolitics: Understanding Ukraine’s Threat to Russia

For Russia to feel secure, Ukraine needs to be geopolitically neutralised. Otherwise to renew stability either Russia or the West will have to accept the loss of Ukraine.

Putin’s Nationalism Problem

Putin’s Nationalism Problem

The Ukraine crisis had contributed to the increase of support for Putin, but he will most likely fail to satisfy the aspirations of such a diverse group of supporters.

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