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Democratic Civilian Control and Military Crisis in Ukraine: Legislative Aspects

11 April, 2016


The events of 2014 underlined key challenges facing the oversight of the security sector in Ukraine. As a result, a series of legal amendments were initiated on a preliminary basis in order to address democratic control and security sector reform issues. Although some of the legislative gaps revealed by the current crisis have been addressed, this publication outlines the need for further measures to repair the system of civilian control over the armed forces.


Philipp Fluri, Valentyn Badrack