Information Sovereignty of Belarus

The issue of information sovereignty has never been – and will not be – an exclusive matter of government and state authorities. Information sovereignty is impossible without private sovereignty, without the ‘self’ of citizens themselves and public participation in maintaining the stability of their own state. So, it always balances between national security and freedom. (PDF) Joseph Sawitsky

The Need for Information Sovereignty

As the world embraces braces itself for the rapidly descending economic hit to come, a review and reinforcement of media structures cannot be overlooked. Only resilient business models and a healthy public sphere will maintain information sovereignty for democracies. (PDF) Wojciech Przybylski

Transnistrian Lessons for Ukraine

Coming back to the protracted Transnistrian conflict and yet unsuccessful attempts to settle it and reintegrate Transnistrian region into the Republic of Moldova, those developments (or, rather, stagnation) provide important lessons for Ukraine, in particular, revealing the traps and threats that should be recognised in order to be avoided. (PDF) Natalya Belitser

Belarus: National Security and Defence (December 2019)

Belarus adopted the new State Defence Plan and the Concept for the Development of the Armed Forces until 2030. Tensions with Russia over oil supplies to Belarus and other issues continue. (PDF) Andrei Porotnikov

Russian Military Presence in Ukraine and Its Impact on Human Rights Situation

The impact of the Russian military presence in Ukrainian Crimea on the human rights situation is analyzed in the study, as well as the effectiveness of the control/oversight mechanisms to prevent human rights violations by  foreign troops deployed in Ukraine. (PDF) Maksym Khylko, Oleksandr Tytarchuk

Impact of Russian Military Presence on Human Rights Situation in Armenia, Moldova, and Ukraine – Report

Impact of the Russian military presence on human rights situation: cases of Armenia, Moldova, and Ukraine. (PDF) Artur Sakunts, Armine Sadikyan, Ion Manole, Alex Postica, Maksym Khylko, Oleksandr Tytarchuk