August 22, 2016

Ukraine as a Battleground for the Future of Europe

This Policy Paper was published in the collection of analytical papers and policy recommendations produced in the framework of the Charter’97 Foundation's project “The European Answer to the Eurasian Challenge,” supported by the International Visegrad Fund.

By Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Maksym Khylko, Grigorij Mesežnikov

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August 3, 2016

Human Security Dimension across the Frozen Conflicts in the Post-Soviet Space



An analysis of the serious problems arising from the so-called frozen conflicts in the post-soviet region forms the basis of this policy paper with particular reference to human security in South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistria. Despite many similarities among them, the entities are not entirely homogeneous and since the conflicts vary in severity and scope, an individualized approach is required in the provision of much needed human security in each.

By Grazvydas Jasutis

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July 30, 2016

Belarus: Situation In the Field of National Security and Defense as of June 2016



State mass media reported on successful trials on the territory of Belarus of a multiple launch rocket system “Polonez”; under the aegis of the CIS Antiterrorist Center the second phase of exercises “Cyber-Antiterror-2016” was hosted; during his visit to Minsk, Deputy Speaker of the Afghanistan Senate said about his country’s interest in repair of helicopters and other military equipment in Belarus; Ukraine’s military intelligence service reported that Russian reconnaissance aircraft used Belarusian airspace and airfields to conduct reconnaissance against the neighboring countries.

By Andrei Porotnikov

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July 12, 2016

EU‘s Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy: Implications for Eastern European Security

Upon proposal of the EESRI Foundation, a selection of experts commented on the probable implications of the adopted “Global Strategy for the European Union’s Foreign and Security Policy” for establishing a more peaceful, stable and secure environment in the Eastern European region.

By Grigorij Mesežnikov, Vera Axyonova, Daniel Szeligowski, Gražvydas Jasutis, Dušan Fisher, Armen Grigoryan, Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Zuzana Novakova, Rusif Huseynov, Maksym Khylko

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July 7, 2016

“Ukrainian Conflict”: On the Edge Between Hybrid War and Hybrid Peace

Presentation by Oleksandr Tytarchuk and Maksym Khylko delivered on behalf of the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation at the Fourth IOS Annual Conference “Breaking the Ice of Frozen Conflicts? Understanding Territorial Conflicts in East and Southeast Europe,” held by IOS Regensburg, Germany, on June 30 – July 2, 2016.

By Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Maksym Khylko

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