QUOTE OF THE WEEK

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.

George Burns
FIGURE OF THE WEEK
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13 Russian citizens have been criminally charged in the United States for conspiring to “sow discord in the U.S. political system,” including the 2016 presidential election.

Research Dossier

13 Apr 2018

Russian Gas Market: Export Strategy and Policy Trends

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

Russian Gas Market: production, structure of export and potential Export strategy Challenges facing Russia's gas policy

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06 Mar 2018

Why do we need 3-D printed and cloned organs?

Dr. Iryna Ptashnyk

Ethical problems of using xenotransplantation as the alternative way of receiving organs; practical and commercial issues of using stem cells for treatment of diseases; gaps in legislation concerning

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15 Feb 2018

Russian Energy Diplomacy: instruments and approaches

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

The understanding of close links between foreign and energy policy was first reflected in the Russian Federation’s 2003 Energy Strategy.

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14 Feb 2018

Assessment of significance of protection of social and economic rights by different actors

Dr. Iryna Ptashnyk

The raising concern in all societies for the realization of economic and social rights has increased the linkage between the human rights and social justice.

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13 Feb 2018

At Sea: A Decades-Long Maritime Border Dispute Between Croatia and Slovenia

Patrick McGrath

The international arbitration proceedings in The Hague over the territorial dispute for Piran Bay between Croatia and Slovenia grinds to a halt, challenging the legitimacy of pre-EU accession promises

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12 Feb 2018

Improving criminal responsibility for computer crimes in Ukraine

Yurii Belskyi

At the end of last year, a wave of cyber attacks hit several critical sectors in Ukraine.

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12 Feb 2018

Russia, Ukraine and European energy security

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

An interview with Natalia Slobodian, a National Centre for Strategic Studies energy expert living in Kyiv. Interviewer: Wojciech Jakóbik

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11 Feb 2018

Beton Mahala and Cultural Resistance in Serbian Theater

Patrick McGrath

Novi Pazar-based theatre group throws a spotlight on social issues that go unchallenged, generating hype and stirring audiences across Serbia. But their recent performance has also courted political..

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08 Feb 2018

HOW CAN CEE COUNTRIES BECOME MORE ATTRACTIVE FOR INVESTMENTS THAN THE EMERGING MARKETS?

Ivan Nagornyak

The idea of Visegrad Group was to unite Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia for faster market reforms and integration into the European Union.

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08 Feb 2018

The challenges to the principle of distinction posed by non-international armed conflicts

Dr. Iryna Ptashnyk

This paper focuses on the understanding of the importance for applying of the principle of distinction not only in international armed conflict, but also in non-international armed conflicts

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08 Feb 2018

Energy Instruments of “hybrid warfare”

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

In that connection based on Ukrainian on experience, one of the key tools for the creation of a “hybrid war” is the energy component.

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08 Feb 2018

Aćif Hadžiahmetović and Persistence of History: Rehabilitation and Search for National Heroes

Patrick McGrath

The ongoing debate over the rehabilitation of controversial Yugoslav World War II figures continues this year, this time in Kosovo.

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07 Feb 2018

Would a Summer Offensive Cost Putin Too Much?

Ivan Nagornyak

Western sanctions against Russia were one of the main topics at the G7 Summit held in Germany on 07–08 June. The leaders there sent Putin and all of Russia’s elite a direct message....

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28 Jan 2018

Energy factor of «power» of current European policy of the Kremlin

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

The article’s interest focuses on the content of paradigm of «power» in international relations. Also, the major structural elements of the category of «power» have been investigated.

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17 Jan 2018

Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia: Power, Profits and Politics

Patrick McGrath

Energy relations between states have become an increasingly salient issue of global security given the advent of energy as a political weapon, the development of new technologies to transport ....

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17 Jan 2018

European Energy Diplomacy: results of the expert’s survey

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

The term “energy diplomacy” is not heard so frequently in the political lexicon; more often we hear concepts such as energy security, energy policy, energy independence and others.

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15 Jan 2018

West Balkan countries can contribute to EU’s energy security, researcher says

Patrick McGrath

Patrick McGrath, American lecturer at the State University of Novi Pazar in Serbia, says integration of the West Balkan countries via the Energy Community can benefit the EU.

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08 Jan 2018

A DIRECT ACCESS OF A NEW SOURCE OF GAS WOULD BE A GAME-CHANGER ON THE V4 MARKETS

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

Prospective alternative source of gas supply to V4 is natural gas from Norwegian shelf via the proposed Baltic Pipe between Denmark and Poland, with an envisioned capacity of up to 10 bcm/year.

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04 Jan 2018

The Low Number of Organ Transplantations in Ukraine and the Shortcomings of the Current Regulatory

Dr. Iryna Ptashnyk

The right to health care occupies a special place in the system of fundamental social rights. Health is one of the highest values of human life.

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17 Dec 2017

How can Kyiv and Brussels improve their relations?

Ivan Nagornyak

The Ukraine-EU summit, which took place on July 12th, brought Ukrainians back to a reality that they did not want to admit.

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12 Dec 2017

"REFILING" AS ISSUE OF MODERN CYBERSECURITY

Yurii Belskyi

The article justifies the necessity of drawing attention to the problem of illegal interference to the work of mobile cell networks.

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11 Dec 2017

Cold War in the Middle East: Global and European Security

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

Current diplomatic conflict between Riyadh and Tehran is not a sufficient reason for arise in black gold prices, but if cold war in the Gulf becomes hot spot and captures a greater oil-producing area

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08 Dec 2017

Factor of «power» in the European vector of Russia’s foreign policy strategy

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

In the modern world of energy dependent economies the energy component acts as a determining factor in making strategic and political decisions in the geopolitical dimensions.

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08 Dec 2017

PERSPECTIVE OF RELIEF OF SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA AND FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN INTEGRATION OF UKRAINE

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

For the European Union the year 2017 will be the year of endurance trial. Netherlands, France and German are getting ready for elections. Foreign policy of EU and character of the relations with Russi

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03 Dec 2017

THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT: GLOBAL DIMENSION AND MEANING FOR UKRAINE

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

On December 21, 2015 during the 21th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC in Paris the new international Climate Agreement that replaced the Kyoto protocol was accepted.

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01 Dec 2017

EU ENERGY UNION AND UKRAINE: POSSIBLE/IMPOSSIBLE

Dr. Natalie Slobodian

The history of the EU Energy Union began in March 2010 during the speech of the former European Commission President Jacques Delors.

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