Crimea

Causes and Potential Solutions to the Ukraine and Russia Conflict

Taras Kuzio and Paul D’Anieri • Jun 27 2020 • Articles
A major contributor to conflict has been the West’s desire to spread democracy and Russia’s desire to prevent it.

The Kosovan Precedent for the Annexation of Crimea

Daniel Millar • Mar 18 2019 • Essays
The Kosovan and Crimean situations are superficially similar, but commentators are wrong to claim that a Kosovan precedent can be applied to Crimea.

Russia-West-Ukraine: Triangle of Competition 1991–2013

Taras Kuzio and Paul D’Anieri • Jun 26 2018 • Articles
Russia’s desire to limit Ukraine’s independence and to retake control of Crimea did not emerge during the Putin era. Rather they were there from the very beginning.

Annexation and Hybrid Warfare in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

Taras Kuzio and Paul D’Anieri • Jun 25 2018 • Articles
The conflict in Ukraine will remain difficult to solve because Russia’s goals are contradictory to Ukraine’s and the West’s norms.

The Causes and Consequences of Russia’s Actions towards Ukraine

Taras Kuzio and Paul D’Anieri • Jun 16 2018 • Articles
Scholars writing about the Russia-Ukraine conflict face a choice in perspectives that is likely to lead them to being criticised no matter what they do.

Ukraine and the Russian Challenge to the European Order

Taras Kuzio and Paul D’Anieri • Jun 13 2018 • Articles
Russia’s actions in 2014 were not just a response specific events such as NATO enlargement, EU policy, democracy promotion or revolution in Ukraine.

Interview – Wojciech Lorenz

E-International Relations • Jan 29 2018 • Features
Wojciech Lorenz discusses the effect of the election of Donald Trump and events in Turkey on NATO, potential NATO enlargement and Poland's current security situation.

Crimea 2014: Recapping Five Months of Change in Ukraine

David R. Marples • Jul 23 2017 • Articles
The West is simply unable to predict Vladimir Putin's next move and NATO is belatedly bolstering its position in the eastern borderland member states.

Inside the Head of Vladimir Putin

David R. Marples • Jul 22 2017 • Articles
Whatever the outcome of the Crimean annexation, it is difficult to see where one of the world's most most self-obsessed and egotistical leaders goes from here.

Donald Trump’s Echoes of Fascism over Crimea

David R. Marples • May 30 2017 • Articles
It is no wonder that fascism appears in analyses of Trump. Both share demagoguery, false creation of enemies as the source of problems, autarky, isolation, mass propaganda and a bombastic leader.

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