Post-Crimean Reality: Russian Agression Against the Whole Europe

After occupation and annexation of the Crimean peninsula and invasion of Donbas, Russia has entered a new level of hybrid aggression, which object is not only Ukraine. Under special danger there were new independent countries that arose after the collapse of the USSR, because Russia continues to regard them as a sphere of influence. First of all, we are talking about Belarus and Moldova. This causes an increase in political, economic, energy and information pressure on these states.

 

At the same time, under potential danger, there are other Eastern European countries that, during the Cold War, were members of the "socialist camp", and towards which Russia could intensify its efforts against the backdrop of the failure of the Novorossiia project in Ukraine. That is why the elucidation of new directions and forms of Russian hybrid warfare in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe after the annexation of Crimea and the incident near the Kerch Strait is an actual topic for political science discourse.

The aforementioned topics were discussed during the international conference "Putin's Wars in Eastern Europe: Post-Crimean Reality" held on March 19, 2019 in Kyiv by the Centre for Global Studies Strategy XXI and V.I. Vernadskii Taurida National University, in partnership and with support of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Office in Ukraine. 

This conference resulted in the recommendations set out in the analytical note 

 

 

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