Eastern Europe

Lessons for NATO to Be Learned from Putin's War in Ukraine: Global Health Engagement, Interoperability, and Lethality

Quinn, John M.. "Lessons for NATO to Be Learned from Putin's War in Ukraine: Global Health Engagement, Interoperability, and Lethality." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 103-118.

Introduction

Security threats throughout NATO’s Еastern flank are significant and disruptive and may require new approaches to maximize outcomes that benefit NATO’s strategic objectives and collective defense. Russia poses a major threat to regional security throughout Europe. Deterrence, collective defense, crisis management, and disaster prevention and response are key operations of the NATO alliance.

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Distorting Your Perception of Russia’s Aggression: How Can We Combat Information Warfare?

Hung, Ho Ting. "Distorting Your Perception of Russia’s Aggression: How Can We Combat Information Warfare?" Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 77-101.

Introduction

Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine clearly violates Ukraine’s territorial integrity and international law. The West has shown unity in countering Russia by imposing unprecedentedly harsh sanctions.

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The Impact of War on the Ukraine Military Education System: Moving Forward in War and Peace

Salkutsan, Serhii, and Al Stolberg. "The Impact of War on the Ukraine Military Education System: Moving Forward in War and Peace." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 67-76.

Introduction

In the initial analysis of the impact of the Russo-Ukrainian war, it is critical to understand the experience and results of Ukraine’s defense reform. This is especially true for the reform of military education, which has been ongoing since 2014 and formally institutionalized in 2018 with the signing of the policy on “Military Education and Training of Military Specialists.” [1]

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Excessive Brotherly Love? - 'Fraternity' of Russians and Ukrainians as a Russian Propaganda Narrative

Starodubska, Maryna. "Excessive Brotherly Love? - 'Fraternity' of Russians and Ukrainians as a Russian Propaganda Narrative." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 47-66.

Introduction

Perhaps, no Russia-created myth about Ukraine remains as deeply ingrained in our memory and sense-making as “Ukrainians and Russians are fraternal peoples.” [1] Several generations of Ukrainians have grown up being sure they have historical similarities and a connection with Russians that has never really been there.

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Russia's Gambit to Redefine the Current World Order

Fagergren, Erik. "Russia's Gambit to Redefine the Current World Order." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 29-46.
Introduction

Ukraine’s freedom has not perished, nor her glory gone. Once again all Ukraine’s fate will smile upon. Enemies will perish like dew in the sun. We shall possess all my people a free land of our own. We will lay down soul and body and show that we are one. We will stand together for our freedom, none shall rule our home. Ukraine’s freedom has not perished nor her glory gone. We will stand together for our freedom none shall rule our home.

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Putin’s Last War: Narratives, Counternarratives, and Early Lessons Learned

Tagarev, Todor, Lada Roslycky, and Philipp Fluri. "Putin’s Last War: Narratives, Counternarratives, and Early Lessons Learned." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 21, no. 3 (2022): 5-8.

In the turmoil in the spring of 2014, immediately following the Revolution of Dignity, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin ordered an attack on Crimea and instigated and supported the separatist activities in Donbas. Encouraged by Russia’s early successes in its war on Ukraine and the lukewarm approach of some Western countries to imposing sanctions, Putin ordered the massive February 2022 invasion, initially focused on Ukraine’s capital and leadership.

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Corruption as a Cybersecurity Threat in the New World Order

Holovkin, Bohdan M., Oleksii V. Tavolzhanskyi, and Oleksandr V. Lysodyed. "Corruption as a Cybersecurity Threat in the New World Order." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 20, no. 2 (2021): 75-87.

Introduction

Historically, ensuring security depended on the state’s power and economic and military potential. Today’s state has to add one more component to the list of obligations – to protect the digitalized parts of the state and societal activities.[1] Ensuring cybersecurity is one of the obligatory functions of modern countries to support and improve the system of holistic protection of society by the state.

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