Essays about: "Russia"

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  1. 1. Does the support of Taiwan by the U.S. provide sufficient deterrence to prevent a Chinese invasion? A predictive study on the future of Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Höglund; [2024-02-28]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The 2023 invasion of Ukraine by Russia has cast new light on the tense situation in East Asia between China and Taiwan, the latter supported by the U.S. The potential for conflict between the two great powers China and the U.S. READ MORE

  2. 2. EU LEADERSHIP AND SANCTIONS A comparative analysis of EU’s crisis response during the Russia-Ukraine conflicts of 2014 and 2022

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Andreé Lindahl; [2024-02-15]
    Keywords : Leadership; European Commission; CFSP; Ursula von der Leyen; Angela Merkel; Sanctions;

    Abstract : The research field on international political leadership is a rich field focusing on leaders as individuals, at institutions and relations between leaders and followers. The literature regarding political leadership in the EU has its focus on supranational and intergovernmental leadership. READ MORE

  3. 3. Echoes of Power : A Study Unravelling the Major U.S. & U.K. Think Tanks' Perception on Russian and Ukrainian Military Prowess

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Gustaf Ostrenius; [2024]
    Keywords : Russia; Ukraine; Perception; Think Tanks; Policymaking;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate how the major U.S. and UK think tanks perceive and convey the military prowess of Russia and Ukraine following the Russia-Ukraine war from February 2022 to October 2023. The study uses poststructuralism and discourse analysis to examine blogs and reports from the major U. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dictators Without Borders: Host-Origin Relations and Transnational Repression : A qualitative case study on the causes of transnational repression in democratic host countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Liv van der Voort; [2024]
    Keywords : Russia; Europe; Transnational Repression; Qualitative study; host country; origin country; democratic host states;

    Abstract : Past literature on transnational repression underscore the significant gap in examining how the relationship between the origin country and the host country influences instances of transnational repression. To fill this gap, this study is bringing in the neglected role of democratic host states by exploring: Why do certain democratic host states encounter significant incidents of transnational repression on their soil while others do not? This essay demystifies the concept of "relationship" and examines whether states, driven by their self-interest, tend to "overlook" transnational repression. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Strategical Use of Othering in Western Media : How is the Russian advancement in Africa depicted in Western media?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vilda Karström; [2024]
    Keywords : Othering; Western Media; Russia; Africa;

    Abstract : In this paper I present a discourse analysis on the narrative and depiction of the Russia developmental, diplomatic, and military cooperation advancements in the African continent in Western media, and its consequences on the general public. Through the analysis of 31 articles from 8 different newspapers from Italy, Sweden, the UK, and the US, and through the theoretical lens of theories of Western media and the phenomenon of othering and orientalism, I reach the conclusion that Western narrative regarding Russia’s advancements in Africa changes based on whether Russia is perceived as succeeding or failing, with a constant undertext that the West is not happy about eventual deepening relations between Russia and the continent. READ MORE