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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.

Monism vs. Pluralism

Monism vs. Pluralism

The conflict in Ukraine is a result of the turbulence in the system of European security, the internal crisis in Ukraine, and the crisis of Russian developmental model.

Review – Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands

Review – Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands

Sakwa lays out a courageous and powerful case which directly challenges the prevailing ‘blame everything on Russia’ narrative regarding the current conflict in Ukraine.

Diversity Policy in Ukraine and Its Neighbours: Running on the Spot Again?

Diversity Policy in Ukraine and Its Neighbours: Running on the Spot Again?

Diversity policies in Ukraine, Russia, Moldova and Belarus have similar features and focus on recreating a narrative of multi-ethnicity with an ethnic or cultural core.

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.

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.

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