Ukraine − Russia: Motivations, Potentials, Prospects for Developing Relations

Ukraine and Russia have asymmetric potential in the military, economic, demographic and other domains. This will not change in the foreseeable future. However, this should not necessarily have a fatal impact on their relations. Nor does it make Ukraine doomed to being under Russian influence or mandate that Russia sacrifice its prospects of democratic development, human and material resources for bringing Ukraine back to its orbit of influence. (PDF) Maksym Khylko

Україна − Росія: мотивації, потенціал, перспективи розвитку взаємин

Україна та Росія мають асиметричні потенціали у військовому, економічному, демографічному та інших вимірах, і в осяжній перспективі цього не змінити. Утім, це не обов’язково повинно мати фатальний вплив на їх взаємини, не робить Україну приреченою перебувати під російським впливом, як і не зобов’язує Росію приносити в жертву перспективу демократичного розвитку, людські й матеріальні ресурси заради повернення України до сфери свого впливу. (PDF) Максим Хилько

Regional security from Ukraine’s perspective. A focus on NATO

In co-operation with NATO, Ukraine needs to set realistic goals and terms that would not cause unnecessary frustration and misunderstanding. Surely, it would be the right step for NATO leaders to send a strong signal to Ukraine that the prospect of membership is still valid. But even if we do not get a membership action plan this year, the best response would be not frustration, but the redoubling of our efforts to meet the membership criteria. (PDF) Maksym Khylko

How Ukraine and EU Can Assist Belarusian Democratic Movement

Statement delivered by Maksym Khylko, Chairman of the Board at the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation, and Russian and Belarusian Studies Program Director at the Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism”, at the Second Ukrainian-Czech Discussion Forum, Kyiv, 26 May 2021. (PDF) Maksym Khylko

Political Crisis, Disinformation and Demand for Constitutional Reform in Armenia: Survey Results

Within the period from March 11 to April 5, 2021, the Analytical Center on Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC, Armenia) conducted a survey among the internet users aiming to find out the public attitude on the following three main issues: (a) the domestic political crisis in Armenia and the options for its possible overcoming; (b) the level of the spread of disinformation and the main reason for its spread; (c) the level of demand for constitutional reforms. (PDF) ACGRC

Occupied Crimea and Donbas in View of Vectors of Ukraine’s Regional and Global Integration

“Post-2014 Ukraine: occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas in view of vectors of Ukraine’s regional and global integration”. Presentation delivered by Natalya Belitser at the Workshop “Post-Soviet Spaces: Conflagrations and Integrations”, held by Rutgers Center for European Studies on 23 February 2021. (PDF) Natalya Belitser

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