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

Security Options for the Eastern Europe

Presentation of statement delivered by Dr. Olena Khylko, Associate Professor, the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, at the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress, discussion panel “Grey security zone in Eastern Europe”, held on September 25, 2017, in Lublin, Poland. (PDF) Olena Khylko

Strengthening Human Security as a Core of Democratic Law-Making in Ukraine

Food for thought paper delivered by Oleksandr Tytarchuk on behalf of the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland, September 19, 2016. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Maksym Khylko

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

Безпека людини vs. національна безпека

Отримавши пострадянську спадщину, змінити загальну ситуацію на користь людського виміру безпеки виявилося справжнім викликом і доволі складним завданням, яке вимагає не тільки радикального реформування поліції, армії, спецслужб тощо, але й зміни системи цінностей, в якійсь мірі всього соціального менталітету. Російська «гібридна» агресія робить це завдання ще більш складним. (PDF) Наталя Беліцер