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

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

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

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The House of Representatives adopted a new military doctrine of Belarus in the first reading. It is stated that the document is based on the systematic analysis of the military and political situation, the concept of “color revolutions” and the mechanisms of changing the constitutional system, violation of territorial integrity of states by provoking internal armed conflicts. (PDF) Andrei Porotnikov

Положение в области национальной безопасности и обороны Беларуси: апрель 2016 г.

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Палатой представителей в первом чтении принята новая Военная доктрина Беларуси. Заявляется, что документ базируется на основании системного анализа военно-политической обстановки, концепции «цветных революций» и механизмов по изменению конституционного строя, нарушения территориальной целостности государств путем провоцирования внутренних вооруженных конфликтов. (PDF) Андрей Поротников, руководитель аналитического проекта Belarus Security Blog.

Putin’s Russia: Kremlin’s goal No. 1 and What is Kremlin actually capable of?

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Marius Laurinavičius explores the theory and practice of Russian foreign policy as well as the Kremlin’s capabilities to undermine the EU and NATO, and bring the world back to the times of international power balance. (PDF) Marius Laurinavičius

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