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Series of research papers «Ukraine in Europe: the context of international relations»




Kudryachenko A.I., Myhalchenko M.I., Rudych F.M., Bogdanovich I.I., Bulvinsky A.G., Gorelov M.E., Kalinicheva G.I., Metelova T.O., Soloshenko V.V., Chornogor I.A


Presented by the State Establishment"Institute of World History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine"


A series of research papers consists of 3 collective monographs and more than 140articles. Authors assisted 40 Candidates and 25Doctors of Sciences on subject topics.


Foundations forpioneering theoretical and methodological study of the key issues of international development inthepost-bipolar period, whichcombined constructivist and institutional paradigms as well asmethodology ofinterdisciplinary cultural and civilizational analysis, were created. Based on the study of historical and contemporary international relations of Ukraine with European states, conception and validated strategy of strengthening the position of Ukrainian state in its relations with the EU and the former Soviet Union states wereelaborated.


A number of fundamental results, which define the conditions and possibilities of solving urgent problems of strengthening the position of Ukraine in the European processes was obtained. These results imply activation of positive cultural and civilizational potential of Ukraine in its political and legal, economic, philosophical, spiritual and cultural dimensions.


New approaches in solving problems of enhancement and adjustment of the integration processes from the perspective of changes in foreign policy activity through the inclusion of elements of internal development of the country to its structure:its political-legal, innovative and communicative characteristics considering the impact upon them of globalization and socio-cultural consequences were proposed.


The authors set new unconventional tasks to increase the role of Ukraine as an active partner of the EU in the context of mutually beneficial Eastern Partnership policy, to use it to achieve regional leadership in the Baltic-Black Sea region; interdetermination of democratic reforms and development of civil society through its interaction with government institutions at all levels.