Q&A on the Crimea Platform

What is expected from states participating in the Crimea Platform? What will be the next steps after the Summit and adoption of the Charter? reconfirm the commitment to Ukraine's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders; reiterate the stance on non-recognition of the attempted annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation; [...]

By |2021-03-29T21:46:39+02:00March 25th, 2021|Articles of Interest, Foreign Policy, Politics|0 Comments

The International Crimea Platform

Russia’s land grab in Crimea in 2014 caused a major crisis in international politics, contributed to the unraveling of standing and authority of international organizations, undermined efforts of the international community to strengthen a rules based world order.  Russian military presence in Crimea has more than doubled. The peninsula is inundated with multiple weapon [...]

By |2021-03-29T21:48:27+02:00March 25th, 2021|Articles of Interest, Foreign Policy, Politics|0 Comments

How Russia controls occupied Donbas

Ukraine informs OSCE about system of political, economic and military management of occupied territories Russia's hybrid war in eastern Ukraine has been bleeding for seven years now. Attempts to heal this wound and bring peace to Donbas have been going on for about the same time since the first peace treaty was signed by [...]

By |2021-03-29T21:48:36+02:00February 7th, 2021|Articles of Interest, Foreign Policy, Politics|0 Comments

The NGO “Institute for Security Policy”, the Austrian Ministry of Defence and the “Valdai-Club” A case study on Russian influence in Central Europe

According to the Austrian weekly magazine Profil, the Vienna-based "Institute for Security Policy" (Institut für Sicherheitspolitik, or ISP) was founded in November 2016(1); however, on its homepage it claims that it was not founded until 2017. It is undisputed, however, that it was and is located in the Vienna-based law firm of Markus Tschank. [...]

By |2021-03-25T18:36:32+01:00December 21st, 2020|Financial, Foreign Policy, Politics|0 Comments

The distortion of reality and the defeat of truth: Russia’s celebration of Victory Day

By Gregor Razumovsky The year 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven`s birth; undoubtedly a reason to celebrate for both music afficionados and Austrian tourism agencies alike. Yet with all due respect to one of mankind greatest composers: the destruction in 1945 of Adolf Hitler`s regime of terror will presumably be better [...]

By |2021-03-25T18:29:18+01:00August 27th, 2020|History, Politics|0 Comments

Interview  with Gregor Razumovsky

By Vasyl Korotkyi, published by Ukrinform in June 2019 Question: Mr. Gregor, repeated assertions by Russian historians who state that your ancestor Kyryllo Razumovsky and your entire family is to be identified as Russian. Could you as first representative of your House bring clarity into this question? Well, first of all, let’s try to [...]

By |2021-03-25T18:28:02+01:00August 27th, 2020|History, Politics|0 Comments
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