Items tagged with: Putin

REJECTING RUSSIA: How Kharkiv saved Ukraine from Putin’s partition plan in 2014

Once one of Putin’s key hybrid war objectives, the capital of east Ukraine survived the Kremlin’s insurgency attempts and is now learning to live without Russia

Monday, 02 January 2017 23:56

Putin enjoyed a triumphant 2016 - will West wake up to Russian hybrid war in 2017?

For the past three years, Russia has been waging an increasingly audacious hybrid war against the entire Western world. The end goals are to fatally undermine Western institutions and reverse the verdict of the Cold War. So far, the Kremlin is...

Friday, 30 December 2016 16:19

Life in the Gray Zone

Residents of Ukrainian frontline towns like Svitlodarsk do not qualify as IDPs but they continue to feel the full brunt of ongoing conflict with Russian hybrid forces

Thursday, 15 December 2016 12:08

FROM KREMLIN TO HAGUE: Will Putin ever have to face justice for Ukraine hybrid war?

International Criminal Court acknowledges Russian military aggression in Ukraine but any talk of future war crimes trial remains premature

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 00:42

THE ROAD TO E-GOVERNMENT: Estonian Ambassador explains why his country is focusing its IT aid efforts on Ukraine

Estonian Ambassador Gert Antsu on his country's support for Ukrainian e-governance and the challenges of living with the new Russian realities

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 00:20

POLITICO.EU: How Putin became the Che Guevara of the anti-establishment Far Right

Supporting the Russian dictator has become a way for right-wing populist forces to demonstrate their anti-establishment credentials

Sunday, 06 November 2016 13:55

EUROMAIDAN ANNIVERSARY: The importance of remembering when Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity actually began

Ukraine’s 2013-14 popular uprising has become synonymous with the European Union Association Agreement that helped spark initial protests – but the demands voiced by millions of Ukrainians focused on basic human rights not EU integration

Friday, 04 November 2016 16:26

ENDLESS HYBRID WAR: Why Vladimir Putin simply cannot allow Ukraine to succeed

Russian political analyst Andrey Piontkovsky says Putinism will collapse if Kremlin retreats from Ukraine

Friday, 04 November 2016 15:59

EDITORIAL: Ukraine passed 2014 statehood test but must learn to live with hostile Russia

Russia will never accept loss of Ukraine but examples of Israel and South Korea show hostile neighborhoods are no barrier to progress

Saturday, 08 October 2016 14:42

KREMLIN INFOWAR UNDONE: MH17 findings expose depths of Russian disinformation

Moscow must explain why Russia’s elaborate MH17 theories went so far beyond mere denials

Thursday, 06 October 2016 18:27

UKRAINE AT 25: Putin makes Ukrainian Independence Day meaningful as Kremlin’s anti-Ukrainian aggression backfires

Ukrainian Independence Day used to be an ambiguous holiday but Vladimir Putin’s hybrid war has served to imbue the holiday with powerful meaning and patriotic poignancy

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 15:09

PUTIN'S HARD SELL: Post-Soviet Russia will remain a military menace until it ceases to be a soft power failure

The Kremlin relies on force because it has no answer to the historic rejection of Russia that began with the fall of the Soviet Union

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 03:04

UKRAINE AT 25: How Vladimir Putin inadvertently strengthened Ukraine’s evolving sense of national identity

Nation building in the age of globalization: Russia's accidental but important role in the search for an inclusive sense of Ukrainian identity in the post-Soviet era

Thursday, 18 August 2016 02:24

CANADA IN UKRAINE: Canadian instructors learning hybrid war lessons while providing training for Ukraine's veteran troops

Canadian Armed Forces helping Ukrainian counterparts adapt to NATO standards as Ukrainian military faces up to hybrid Russian forces in east of country

Thursday, 18 August 2016 01:34

HYBRID WAR OF WORDS: How the International Media Enables Russian Aggression in Ukraine

Russian hybrid tactics have changed the face of modern warfare and transformed international war reporters into unwitting accomplices - new forms of warfare require a new lexicon to bring clarity to the 21st century battlefield

Sunday, 07 August 2016 18:13

PUTIN'S UNHOLY WAR: Kremlin hybrid attack on Ukraine erodes Russian church influence

Russian Orthodox Church losing ground in Ukraine as parishes switch allegiance to Kyiv Patriarchate over Moscow support for Kremlin aggression

Saturday, 09 July 2016 15:42

UKRAINIAN IDP CRISIS: Ukraine faces catastrophe as social payments dry up

Alarm bells ringing over Ukraine’s potentially disastrous campaign to suspend IDP social payments and pensions

Saturday, 09 July 2016 15:22

Savchenko mania: why Ukraine is so desperate for new leaders

Ukrainian society is desperate for new leadership figures and is being dangerously alienated by a political culture devoid of ideology and dominated by populism

Saturday, 09 July 2016 01:03

Hybrid War & Potemkin Peace

The West's failure to speak sufficiently plainly about Russian aggression in Ukraine has served to enable the Kremlin's hybrid war strategy while paving the way for a potentially disastrous 'Potemkin Peace' conceding continued Russian control...

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 21:14

Putin’s Minsk Mission Impossible

Minsk-mandated Russian retreat would spark a major nationalist backlash in Russia itself and reveal damaging details of the Kremlin’s hybrid war in Ukraine

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 00:07

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