Researches about Ukraine

Lecture on Human Rights in Occupied Territories: The Case of the Crimea (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

VOLYA Institute

This study of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis focuses on the activities of separatist forces in the Crimean peninsula and on their support by Russia. A chronological summary of the antecedents and consequences of the Ukrainian president’s deposition is followed by the analysis of arguments for and against the conduct of the self-proclaimed “self-defense forces of Crimea” and the Russian government. The arguments in their defense are presented: the process by which the Ukrainian president was ousted, the alleged illegality of the current Ukrainian government, the principle of self-determination of peoples, region’s history, and the claim of protection of Ukraine’s Russian …read more

Source: VOLYA Institute

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