Ukraine at War: Truth Against Russian Propaganda

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Materials of the conference ‘Ukraine at War: Truth Against Russian Propaganda’ that was held in Brussels on June 16, 2015 to provide representatives of the European institutions including the European Commission, the European External Action Service and the European Parliament as well as representatives of the media with an insight into Russian political and military propaganda and the way it is used in the current military conflict in eastern Ukraine. (PDF) Oleg Panfilov, Tetiana Matychak, Oleksandra Matviichuk, Arkadiy Babchenko

Annexed Crimea and Russia’s Nuclear Saber-Rattling

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The Russian Federation makes an attempt to testify new nuclear strategy in the occupied Crimea. This strategy consists of a combination of steadily changing intimidation technique applying against Western countries, and traditional hybrid approaches to strengthen current Moscow’s position towards justifying illegal annexation of the part of Ukrainian territory. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk

Recommendations for Combating Russian Propaganda

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A set of recommendations for combating Russian propaganda in the European Union and the Eastern Partnership countries, which has been distributed among the Members of the European Parliament and the EU officials with regard to the European Council conclusions of 20 March 2015 calling for preparation of an action plan to counter Russia’s disinformation campaigns. (PDF) Oleg Panfilov, Maksym Khylko

How has the Ukrainian issue reshaped the NATO alliance?

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The aim of this article is primarily to explain how the Russia-Ukraine conflict has uncovered quite interesting trends in Euro-Atlantic security, including trends in NATO governance, and to conceptualise the strategic autonomy debate in Euro-Atlantic relations. (PDF) Bjørn Olav Knutsen

Ukraine’s Dangerous Drive to Decentralize

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Ukraine might benefit from decentralization, but only after the main anticorruption reforms are put into place, its economy is stabilized, and the threat to its very existence is removed. Under the present conditions, decentralization will weaken the central government and make Ukraine more vulnerable to Russian threats without de-escalating the conflict. (PDF) Maksym Khylko

Future German OSCE Chairmanship in handling Russia-Ukraine conflict: better small steps than no steps

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This article provides an initial overlook on the upcoming German OSCE Chairmanship’s priorities in 2016 in terms of handling the Russia-Ukraine conflict in so-called post-Minsk II environment. Berlin firmly believes that the OSCE is an irreplaceable international institution and the only one practically proved its capabilities in solving above conflict. Nevertheless, it remains unclear, whether Berlin has a kind of strategic emergency planning in case of the Minsk II peace accords failure. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk