Individual sanctions imposed against the Russian satellites will slow down local politicians’ recruiting by the Kremlin, hurt their financial base, and localize their business in Russia, thus creating additional pressure on its resource-based economy, adding to tension among the market players. Russia’s foray and subversion against the U.S. and our allies include ops by Moscow’s […]
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Open-source evidence makes it possible to trace the steps that led Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his chief of staff, Andriy Yermak, to quasi-recognize the Donetsk and Luhansk “armed formations” in a signed agreement at the political level (see EDM, July 29, 30, August 5). While the agreement’s full text has been released by all […]
A hybrid war, an armed conflict, Russia’s aggressive policy towards internal socio-economic and political processes in Ukraine, attempts by Kremlin authorities to undermine support for our state at the international level – these are the main threats Ukraine is facing, according to an assessment by the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine. Russian political regime’s strategic […]
When Russia occupied the Crimean peninsula, Ukraine took one of the best suitable steps at that moment, which caused no condemnation among the international community. Ukraine government banned freshwater supplies to the annexed territory. At that time, Russian propaganda chose to ignore the fact in their media space, shifting public attention away from such a […]
One year ago Volodymyr Zelenskiy became President of Ukraine, following a landslide victory. Fed up with corrupt political elites, Ukrainians were hungry for new faces. Zelenskiy fitted the bill. He promised to “break the system” of corruption and oligarchy, bring peace to Ukraine’s east and improve the population’s economic well-being – a tall order for […]
A photocopy of Deinego’s Russian passport has been posted by Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories and Ukraine’s envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group’s political subgroup Oleksiy Reznikov. So-called “Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs” of the self-proclaimed “Luhansk People’s Republic” (“LPR”) Vladislav Deinego has been granted Russian citizenship. A photocopy of Deinego’s […]
President Vladimir Putin has spent years trying to turn the Soviet victory in World War II into the central fact of Russian history. As a result, it is no surprise that Russian writers, with the encouragement of the Russian security services, have launched a variety of programs to celebrate the successes of Soviet intelligence services […]
Russia transfers the venue of annual gatherings of separatists from around the world to the occupied Donetsk. For quite a long time, Moscow has been organizing various events, convening representatives of separatist movements from around the globe. These events were fully consistent with Russia’s foreign political agenda, while granting Moscow the informal title of the […]
New Ukrainian Naval Base ‘East’: A Countermeasure Against Russia’s Hybrid Strategies In The Sea of Azov?
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made an official visit to the southeastern coastal oblast of Zaporizhzhia, on April 11. During his trip, local officials familiarized the commander-in-chief with the operational situation in the Sea of Azov. Additionally, Zelenskyy visited the port of Berdyansk, located in close proximity to the Russian coast and only 67 kilometers (across […]