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Is there an alternative to liberating Crimea from the Russian Occupation?

Rekindling the war not only added urgency to Ukraine’s desire to liberate the peninsula but also put the issue of Crimea back on the table.

NATO should reconsider its policy on Ukraine’s membership

One of the key questions facing NATO on the eve of the 2023 Vilnius summit is whether to offer Ukraine security guarantees, while Ukraine insists that it should be given a clear path to membership.

UKRAINE – NATO IN THE RUN-UP TO THE VILNIUS SUMMIT: KEY CONCERNS OF MEMBER STATES

In an attempt to explore the key trends in the political discourse, and the rationale of the opponents of the earliest possible integration of Ukraine into NATO, the Ukrainian Prism team interviewed experts, former diplomats, and officials from seven NATO member states

Anatomy of “Wagner PMC”: creation, war in Ukraine and ways of countering the group

There is a lot of noise, myths and legends surrounding the “Wagner” mercenaries. Let’s try to figure out what or who is actually behind them, what is the real role of Prigozhin and what is the “PMK” capable of in the confrontation with the Ukrainian army.

12 Lessons in 12 Months of Russian War

Commemorating one year of the Big War “Ukrainian Prism” experts suggest 12 lessons that Ukraine and the world should learn from these 12 months.

Case of Romania. Russian Octopus in the Black Sea Region: Identifying Vulnerable Areas and Strengthening Resilience

Romania presents a case of a balanced approach of using hard and soft security measures in forming its system of resilience to possible Russian aggression on various fronts.

Case of Türkiye. Russian Octopus in the Black Sea Region: Identifying Vulnerable Areas and Strengthening Resilience

For centuries, the relationship between Türkiye and Russia has been the one of interdependencies and conflictual cooperation. Though

Case of Moldova. Russian Octopus in the Black Sea Region: Identifying Vulnerable Areas and Strengthening Resilience

The Republic of Moldova remains one of the most vulnerable states from the perspective of Russian malign influence.

Case of Bulgaria. Russian Octopus in the Black Sea Region: Identifying Vulnerable Areas and Strengthening Resilience

A significant part of Bulgarian elites and society has prerequisites for expressing loyalty to Russia.

NEW DEFENSE FRONTIER OF THE EU: PROSPECTS FOR UKRAINE

Чи достатні та адекватні кроки ЄС у сфері оборони, щоби зупинити агресора та забезпечити перемогу і спокій на континенті?

AFTER MADRID: NATO, ASPIRANTS AND ENHANCED OPPORTUNITY PARTNERS 

The rapid changes necessitated by the Russian aggression made the member states re-evaluate many of the provisions, and renegotiate the new Strategic Concept 2022 within an extremely short period. 

Black Sea Security after the Russian invasion of Ukraine: Views from Ukraine, Georgia, and Azerbaijan

The policy paper is an outcome of collaborative research project about the Black Sea Security among scholars from Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.