David Batashvili is a political analyst from Georgia who worked at the Office of the National Security Council of Georgia from February 2008 to November 2013. He is an author of articles on security and political issues in Georgian and Ukrainian journals
Since the Russo-Georgian war of August 2008, the information battle about it has not stopped. After initially getting very negative press concerning their military aggression, the Russians “regrouped” and launched a massive...
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Do you support Ukraine's ban of Russian internet services?
Ukraine recently adopted a decree to extend sanctions to Russian IT companies, effectively banning popular social networks and services like VKontakte, Odnoklasniki, and Yandex in Ukraine. There are many arguments pro et contra. Do you support the ban?
Conflict Context To start, the Euromaidan—the initial flashpoint from which armed conflict became possible—was not simply a response to the failures of the Orange Revolution in 2004, but a larger movement against structural failures...