International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Conflict in Eastern Ukraine - The New Geopolitical Source of Terrorism
MA Ivana Vrsanska; Ing. Vladimir Kavicky, PhD.
The New Year finds the situation in Ukraine still rather complicated. The western countries are preoccupied with ISIS and the migration crisis and its consequences and thus have seemingly put the situation in Ukraine on to a side. It is however important not to forget about eastern Ukraine, especially because the current status quo plays largely into the hands of Russia since it supports Russia’s claims that the West is neglecting Ukraine and that only the Russians care about the Ukrainians’ wellbeing. The current developments in Ukraine show that the progress of post-conflict situation and the support of democratization processes are crucial for the future direction of the country.

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