Strengthening the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine: a way to peacekeeping?

Given the current developments, a general tendency could be revealed for more active use of the potential of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine for maintaining peace and security in Eastern Ukraine with gradual transformation into a kind of peacekeeping mission, albeit not formally recognized one. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk

“A fresh look” from Ukraine at German Foreign Policy Priorities

In this particular article, additional attempts have been made to briefly analyze the priorities of modern German foreign policy from the standpoint of Ukraine as a country representing the most recently troubled Eastern Partnership area. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Kyiv

Russia’s withdrawal from the CFE Treaty: Consequences for the East European security

At the request of the East European Security Research Initiative, a selection of experts from Georgia, Latvia, Moldova, Slovakia and Ukraine commented on Russia’s withdrawal from the CFE Treaty and its consequences for the East European security. (PDF) Marek Lenč, Alexandru Postica, Kornely Kakachia, Samuel Goda, Raimonds Rublovskis, Oleksandr Tytarchuk

Russia-Georgia relations – possible threats and challenges of the “normalization” process

This article explores current Georgia’s rapprochement with Russia known as the “normalization” process and analyzes political risks of the existing Georgian economic strategy against the increasing role of the Russian market. (PDF) Kornely Kakachia, Levan Kakhishvili, Salome Minesashvili, Tbilisi

Can the EU army strengthen security in the Eastern Europe?

At the request of the East European Security Research Initiative, a selection of experts from Georgia, Latvia, Moldova, Slovakia and Ukraine commented on the prospects of the EU army creation, as proposed by the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, in terms of national interests and security of the East European countries. (PDF) Raimonds Rublovskis, Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Kornely Kakachia, Alexandru Postica, Samuel Goda, Maksym Khylko, Marek Lenč

Eastern Partnership Reality Check. The case of Moldova and Georgia

Following the latest dynamic events, this article explores the European perspectives of Moldova and Georgia – countries which, so far, progress the most since the Eastern Partnership platform has been introduced. (PDF) Kristina Bocková, Marek Lenč, Slovakia