Strategic course of Ukraine in the context of modern security threats

Kelman M., Kristinyak M. "Strategic course of Ukraine in the context of modern security threats"

Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology
Educational and Scientific Institute of Law, Psychology and Innovative Education Lviv Polytechnic National University Senior Laboratory Assistant, Department of Administrative and Information Law

The article identifies key aspects of the development of actions for Ukraine's membership in the European community. It outlines a number of current threats to the country's security, proves that Ukraine's economic development today is at a low level due to deepening military conflicts, declining key indicators of socio-economic development and intensifying economic crisis and pandemic, resulting in protracted European integration. It is proved that in addition to achieving this course, Ukraine's important interests today are strengthening national security, which in the context of the current increase in military aggression by Russia is becoming urgent, Ukraine's strategic course and settlement, in particular. Researched information operations have become a regular feature of Russian and Belarusian cyber activity. Such actors use a variety of tactics to achieve their goals, including, but not limited to, the use of social media campaigns that involve coordinated and non-authentic activities. and the compromise of legal entities in hacking and leaking transactions or for use to distribute fabricated content to promote desired narratives. It has been proven that Russia may be winning militarily and tactically in Ukraine, but its short-term success hides its main weakness. Indeed, Russia is even more fragile economically and financially than its Soviet predecessor, a non-diversified economy and dependent on Western banks and technology. Ukraine's strategic course and settlement have been proved, in particular, the level of security is an integral and interrelated component. It is proved that the trends of European integration are taking root throughout Ukraine, while public support for the European trajectory of the country has strengthened significantly.

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