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GEOPOLITICAL PROBLEMS OF UKRAINE-BELARUS BORDER REGION

Vladyslav MORGATSKYI

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine

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Abstract: 

The article presents geopolitical peculiarities of Ukraine-Belarus border region in the latest historical dimension. Delimitation and demarcation of the interstate border, formation of appropriate infrastructure are also examined here. In the context of political and geographical aspects attention is focused on international relations between two countries and also on the processes of integration in Euro-Atlantic and Post-Soviet regions. Features of geopolitical impact of Russia are reviewed in the light of interstate relations in the triangle Russia-Ukraine-Belarus. Geopolitical doctrine of Yurii Lypa and ethnopolitical conception of Yatvingians are examined for using nowadays. The main steps of establishment of boarder troops in Belarus are described as well as military and technical cooperation with Ukraine. In the text are defined the trends of cross-border cooperation and are determined the geopolitical, social and geo-ecological threats for the border region in the context of national security of Ukraine.

Key words: 

Ukraine-Belarus border region, state border, delimitation and demarcation, political and geographical choices, cross-border relations, national security

Language:

Ukrainian

 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17721/2413-7154/2016.75.80-86

Suggested citation: Morgatskyi, V. (2016). Geopolitical problems of Ukraine-Belarus border region. Ekonomichna ta Sotsialna Geografiya, 75, 80-86 (in Ukrainian, abstr. in English), https://doi.org/10.17721/2413-7154/2016.75.80-86.

Print ISSN: 2413-7154. Online ISSN: 2413-7553

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