Post Tagged with: "ukraine"

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.

Roots and Features of Modern Ukrainian National Identity and Nationalism

Roots and Features of Modern Ukrainian National Identity and Nationalism

State politics since Ukraine’s independence were aimed at the consolidation of the homogeneity in culture and language of the dominance of Ukrainian cultural traditions

Brothers Grimm or Brothers Karamazov: The Myth and the Reality of How Russians and Ukrainians View the Other

Brothers Grimm or Brothers Karamazov: The Myth and the Reality of How Russians and Ukrainians View the Other

Ukrainians and Russians do not generally view each other in a hostile manner, however, each side views the current relations between the two in a different way.

Understanding the Other Ukraine: Identity and Allegiance in Russophone Ukraine

Understanding the Other Ukraine: Identity and Allegiance in Russophone Ukraine

In the traditionally Russophone regions of Ukraine, political conflict arises whenever the legitimacy of Russian culture is challenged.

Ethnic and Social Composition of Ukraine’s Regions and Voting Patterns

Ethnic and Social Composition of Ukraine’s Regions and Voting Patterns

Regional voting is the most characteristic feature of Ukrainian elections, but additional factors also affect voting preferences such as the social position of the voter.

Edited Collection – Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives

Edited Collection – Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives

The authors of this volume each present a facet of the dangerous turmoil provoked by the breakdown in Russo-Ukrainian relations, and thus contribute to a deeper understanding of the ongoing crisis.

Current Military and Political Menaces in the South Caucasus

Current Military and Political Menaces in the South Caucasus

Coercion and blackmail towards neighbors may be an inherent feature of Putin’s current policy. Thus, Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan are not immune to Russian actions.

Time for a New Western Strategy in Ukraine

Time for a New Western Strategy in Ukraine

Western strategy towards the Ukraine crisis has been a failure. Without a dose of deterrence to complement diplomatic efforts, Eastern Europe may share Ukraine’s fate.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place? EU-Armenia Relations after Vilnius

Between a Rock and a Hard Place? EU-Armenia Relations after Vilnius

Economic rapprochement between Russia and the West is unlikely to occur so long as Putin pursues his pet project – the Eurasian Customs Union.

Interview – Kathleen Hicks

Interview – Kathleen Hicks

Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Henry A. Kissinger Chair and director of CSIS talks about US defense planning, the campaign against ISIL, NATO and Ukraine, and the role of gender in national security circles.

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