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EVOLUTION OF RUSSIAN STRATEGIES AND THEIR APPLICATION – A GAME CHANGER OF THE SECURITY ENVIRONMENT

Russian military aggression against Ukraine in 2014 took place in the situation of autocratic decision-making, to be more precise, this military and political decision was made by one person, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin. All procedures and documents legitimizing this decision were adopted post factum in retrospect. Those Russian strategic documents that were in […]

Supporting United Kingdom: Responses to Chemical Attack

NATO has expelled 7 diplomats from Russia’s mission to the alliance and block the appointment of 3 others earlier in March 2018. Ivan Us, an associate expert in the field of international economy at Ukrainian Prism Foreign Policy Council, joined UATV to discuss it in more detail.

Are Western Sanctions Against Russia Efficient?

The European Union has extended the sanctions against Russia for another 6 months. Since the 2014 illegal annexation of Crimea, the US and Europe keep adding up controversial figures on the list of economic sanctions. But did they change anything on Russia’s interaction with the rest of the world? Are they here to last? For […]

4th South Caucasus Security Forum

April 20-21, 2017

Armenia in Transition: A turning or a tipping point?

With parliamentary elections in Armenia quickly approaching, a profound period of transition is nearing its apex.

RUSSIA’S NEW SECURITY STRATEGY AND THE UNITED STATES’ RESPONSE

Russia does not clearly outline the perimeter of its vital interests, perhaps in an attempt to preserve some strategic ambiguity for NATO.