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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.

The Origins of Peace, Non-Violence, and Conflict in Ukraine

The Origins of Peace, Non-Violence, and Conflict in Ukraine

The rise of authoritarianism, West-supported popular protests, NATO/EU enlargement, and Russia’s foreign policy are the main causes of the Ukraine crisis.

Ukrainian Politics since Independence

Ukrainian Politics since Independence

Ukrainian politics will remain a struggle between old- and new-style politics, although it remains to be seen how much of the old informal politics has changed.

Russians in Ukraine: Before and after Euromaidan

Russians in Ukraine: Before and after Euromaidan

The 2014 Euromaidan and the following conflict have reinforced negative attitudes to, and marginalisation of, Russians and the Russian-speaking population of Ukraine.

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