Paving a roadmap to conflict resolution and transformation in Ukraine
Keywords:Ukraine, Crimea, conflict, roadmap, strategy
AbstractThe article explains the approach to the transformation of Eastern Ukrainian conflict, in which the current crisis is recognized as a manifestation of deep-seated tensions. Features a two-pronged approach to achieving peace in the region: a) through the implementation of multilateral diplomacy, focused on changing aspects of the behaviour and attitudes of the parties to the conflict; b) by creating a body of restorative justice on the type of the South African Committee of truth and reconciliation. Suggested by the author strategic steps towards a peaceful end of the conflict, are: a) carrying out the decentralization reforms of Ukraine; b) the issue of Crimea by a national referendum; C) the designation of economic security as a priority the way to achieve political security; and (d) the gradual establishment of strategic alliances that will provide for Ukraine's membership in the EU but not NATO in the coming years. In his proposals author uses a large experience in this kind of problems on the conflicts on Middle East, Africa and Southern America areas.
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