Ostap Kushnir


Mr. Kushnir is affiliated to the Lazarski University, Department of Government Studies, Poland.

Areas of specialization

Classical and critical geopolitics; political symbolism (Eric Voegelin); European geopolitics; Eastern and Central European politics; domestic and foreign politics of Ukraine; domestic and foreign politics of Poland; domestic and foreign politics of Russian Federation; history of Ukrainian political thought; Black Sea regional politics; EU Eastern Neighbourhood Politics; post-communist transformations in the Eastern Europe; hybrid political regimes in the Eastern Europe.

Recent publications

Ukraine and Russian Neo-Imperialism: The Divergent Break (Lanham MD: Lexington Books, 2018) https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498558631/Ukraine-and-Russian-Neo-Imperialism-The-Divergent-Break 

"Ukrainian policies in the Black Sea littoral: history, current trends and perspectives", Journal of Contemporary European Studies, Volume 25, Issue 2, 2017, pp. 163-179 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14782804.2016.1219845

"Russian Geopolitical Advancements in the Black Sea Region: the Annexation of Crimea", Athenaeum: Polish Political Science Studies, Volume 56, 2017, pp. 111-135 https://www.academia.edu/35935280/Russian_Geopolitical_Advancements_in_the_Black_Sea_Region_The_Annexation_of_Crimea

2021 - Volume 15 Issue 2