Civil-Military Relations in Post-Soviet Ukraine: Implications for Domestic and Regional Stability

  title={Civil-Military Relations in Post-Soviet Ukraine: Implications for Domestic and Regional Stability},
  author={Natalie Mychajlyszyn},
  journal={Armed Forces \& Society},
  pages={455 - 479}
Ukraine's progress towards a fully functioning democratic, civilian model has been weak. Due to the weakness of the military as a political force in Ukraine, this lack of progress itself does not threaten Ukraine's domestic stability. Instead, of greater concern and potential impact are the absence of significant military restructuring and implementation of Ukraine's military and strategic doctrine as well as the absence of any measure of civil-military control over the internal security forces… Expand
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