Hybrid War: Ukraine´s Case

Presentation of the public lecture “Hybrid War: Ukraine`s Case” delivered by Dr. Maksym Khylko at the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 13 March 2018. The lecture was focused on the applied aspects of modern hybrid warfare, based on experience of Russian hybrid war against Ukraine. (PDF) Maksym Khylko

Threats to Security of Ukraine and other EaP Countries, and Possible Responses: Expert Survey

Summarized findings of the international expert survey “Threats to security of Ukraine and other countries of the Eastern Partnership region and possible responses.” 62 experts assessed the major threats to the EaP region and possible security options, expressed expectations from the EU, NATO, and the OSCE, as well as provided opinions on possible developments in the Donbas and Crimea. (PDF)

Загрози безпеці України та інших країн регіону Східного партнерства й можливі відповіді на них

Представлено узагальнені результати міжнародного експертного опитування «Загрози безпеці України та інших країн регіону Східного партнерства й можливі відповіді на них». 62 експерти оцінили найбільш актуальні загрози в регіоні, можливі опції посилення безпеки, висловили свої очікування від ЄС, НАТО й ОБСЄ, а також прогнози щодо перспектив розвитку ситуації на Донбасі та в Криму. (PDF)

Security Challenges and Rule of Law: Ukraine’s Experience and Perspectives During the Italian OSCE Chairmanship

Food for thought paper presented on behalf of the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation at the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference 2017 (Vienna, 5-6 December 2017) and disseminated within the margins of the OSCE Ministerial meeting (Vienna, 7-8 December 2017). (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Maksym Khylko  

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

Human Security vs. National Security

After having received the post-Soviet heritage, to change the overall situation in favour of human dimension of security turned out a challenge and extremely difficult task that requires not only radical reformation of the police, army, intelligence services etc. but the system of values and social mentality. Russian “hybrid” aggression makes the achievement of this goal even more complicated task. (PDF) Natalya Belitser