The strategic culture of the EU and Ukraine

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Nataliya Kryvoruchko: In the article the principles and factors of strategic culture formation are analyzed, the main features of European strategic behavior are distinguished. Based on the theoretical researches of Oxford University scientists the fundamental problems of strategic culture constructing in Ukraine are defined, namely: lack of national security paradigm, weak institutional unit and decision making process by “the national interest substitution”.


 *The material is written on the authors’ conclusions
made during the participation in the scientific seminar “Europe in the Cultural and Civilization Dimension”

Nataliya Kryvoruchko,
Postgraduate student at Chair of International Relations,
Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University

In the article the principles and factors of strategic culture formation are analyzed, the main features of European strategic behavior are distinguished. Based on the theoretical researches of Oxford University scientists the fundamental problems of strategic culture constructing in Ukraine are defined, namely: lack of national security paradigm, weak institutional unit and decision making process by “the national interest substitution”. The author emphasizes that in the civilization scope Ukrainian type of strategic culture is closer to European and transatlantic discourse and in case of adequate and quick reaction to the changes Ukraine will have chances to become not only an element but also an indicator of changes in the European security system

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