Post Tagged with: "Putin"

Hybrid Warfare and the Role Civilians Play

Hybrid Warfare and the Role Civilians Play

The intent to destabilize and weaken a state or community with persistent, non-military-based attacks is changing the ways in which war is understood.

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

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

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.

Ukraine and the Russian Challenge to the European Order

Ukraine and the Russian Challenge to the European Order

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 – Solomon Passy

Interview – Solomon Passy

Former Foreign Minister of Bulgaria, Solomon Passy, talks about the future of NATO, Bulgaria’s role in the alliance and its upcoming Presidency of the European Council.

Crimea 2014: Recapping Five Months of Change in Ukraine

Crimea 2014: Recapping Five Months of Change in Ukraine

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

Inside the Head of Vladimir Putin

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.

@FuckYouPutin

@FuckYouPutin

Glancing at social media provides ample evidence of the degeneration of the debate into platitudes and crude insults directed at Vladimir Putin.

Is Russia America’s Enemy?

Is Russia America’s Enemy?

It does the US, as well as the international community, no good if discussion and debate about US-Russian relations aren’t grounded in sound logic and empirical evidence.

Russians as Terrorist Victims

Russians as Terrorist Victims

If we are ever to co-exist in peace and with mutual understanding with Russia, we could begin by signalling that Russian victims of terrorism are no less important than others.

The ‘Imminent Collapse of Russia’

The ‘Imminent Collapse of Russia’

Whatever the illusions of the population and the role of propaganda, the fact remains that presidents anywhere with ratings of 80-90% rarely are removed from power.

Ukraine in Conflict

Ukraine in Conflict

Ukraine is casting off its Soviet heritage and creating something new in a struggle for independence. This marks an end of sorts to the phenomenon known as Euromaidan.

Kiev, Ukraine, colorful tires ,the Berehynia monument

Open Access Book – Ukraine in Conflict: An Analytical Chronicle

Through a series of articles written between 2013 and 2017, this book examines Ukraine during its period of conflict following the Euromaidan protests.

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