Peace and conflict

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The mandate for keeping peace

For the last two weeks, numerous statements have been made about the possible United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission to Ukraine.

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Lessons of the Greece-Turkey conflict for Ukraine-Russia case

The article analyses the Greek-Turkish conflict as an example of a protracted international conflict, which proved to be resilient to the years of resolution attempts.

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Democracy in Retreat in Turkey

It is a test of being democratic without sacrificing one’s security, and being secure not at the expense of one’s democracy

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MINSK AGREEMENTS IMPLEMENTATION: ART OF IMPOSSIBLE

Lifting international sanctions seems the only incentive for Russia to comply with the Minsk agreements.

Armed men, believed to be Russians, stand guard near the Ukrainian military base in Perevalnoye outside Simferopol March 17, 2014. Ukraine's parliament, seeking to boost the country's military force in the face of Russia's takeover of the Crimea peninsula, endorsed a presidential decree on Monday to carry out a partial mobilisation involving 40,000 reservists. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY)
Ukraine in the Black Sea region after anexation of Crimea: position and interests

For decades Ukraine has not effectively capitalized on its regional cooperation potential due to its lack of objective conditions, and its political will