Post Tagged with: "Ukraine crisis"

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.

Western Economic Sanctions and Russia’s Place in the Global Economy

Western Economic Sanctions and Russia’s Place in the Global Economy

By using the narrative of an external threat, the Russian leadership seeks to justify centralisation of political economy and the suppression of economic competition.

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.

The Ukraine Story in Western Media

The Ukraine Story in Western Media

In reporting on the Ukraine crisis information has been used as a weapon and the rules of objective reporting have worked against the goal of providing accurate coverage.

Dominant Narratives in Russian Political and Media Discourse during the Ukraine Crisis

Dominant Narratives in Russian Political and Media Discourse during the Ukraine Crisis

Russian media response to the Ukraine crisis cannot be attributed to ‘cynical eclecticism’ alone, as the efforts to present a coherent worldview have also been apparent.

Vladimir Putin: Making of the National Hero

Vladimir Putin: Making of the National Hero

The secret of Putin’s success is his ability to recreate a narrative of the Russian structure in the new form and embrace the search for self-rediscovery of the society.

‘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.

Between East & West: NATO Enlargement & the Geopolitics of the Ukraine Crisis

Between East & West: NATO Enlargement & the Geopolitics of the Ukraine Crisis

The post-Cold War security architecture and the enlargement of NATO have played the main role in creating the conditions for and exacerbating the Ukraine crisis.

An Unnecessary War: The Geopolitical Roots of the Ukraine Crisis

An Unnecessary War: The Geopolitical Roots of the Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine’s geopolitical position, and the interventions of competing outside powers pursuing their own self-interest led to the continuing civil war in Ukraine.

The Ukraine Crisis and its Impact on Transforming Russian Nationalism Landscape

The Ukraine Crisis and its Impact on Transforming Russian Nationalism Landscape

The Ukraine crisis has fragmented the ‘national-democrat’ scene and has strengthened aspirations for the recreation of Soviet power and the Eurasian Union project.

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