The Case for Providing Lethal Military Aid to Ukraine

The Trump administration’s recent signals about revisiting President Obama’s decision not to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine should be considered in the context of a renewed system of U.S.-Russia relations. This “reconfiguration” is being played in and around Ukraine, and it includes a combination of intimidation and threats, as well as barter proposals tabled by both parties. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk

Security Options for the Eastern Europe

Presentation of statement delivered by Dr. Olena Khylko, Associate Professor, the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, at the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress, discussion panel “Grey security zone in Eastern Europe”, held on September 25, 2017, in Lublin, Poland. (PDF) Olena Khylko

A Need for More Balanced and Accountable Defence Institution Building in the Current International Security Setting

Paper “A Need for More Balanced and Accountable Defence Institution Building in the Current International Security Setting” by Armen Grigoryan, published in “Harnessing Regional Stability in the South Caucasus: The Role and Prospects of Defence Institution Building in the Current Strategic Context” (pp. 43-47) following the 15th Workshop of the PfP Consortium Study Group. (PDF) Armen Grigoryan

Strengthening Human Security as a Core of Democratic Law-Making in Ukraine

Food for thought paper delivered by Oleksandr Tytarchuk on behalf of the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland, September 19, 2016. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Maksym Khylko

Human Security – Important Element for Democracy Building in Armenia

This paper looks at security sector reforms in Armenia and how human security in Armenia is approached. It starts with overall assessment of security in the country and then proceeds to the reforms in the police sector, fight of organized crimes, data protection and etc. It assesses the adopted respective legislation and highlights the missed out elements and violations that lead to a threat to the human security in Armenia. (PDF) Hasmik Grigoryan, Stepan Grigoryan

Безпека людини – важливий елемент розбудови демократії у Вірменії

Аналізуються питання реформування безпекового сектору та забезпечення безпеки людини у Вірменії. Спочатку дається загальна оцінка безпековій ситуації в країні, потім – розглядаються питання реформування поліції, боротьби з організованою злочинністю, захисту даних тощо. Розглянуті відповідні зміни законодавства, визначено упущення й порушення, що призводять до загроз безпеці людини у Вірменії. (PDF) Асмік Григорян, Степан Григорян