The purposes of the Russian-Ukrainian hybrid war


  • Timur Andrievsky G. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Department of Political Science, Sociology and Culturology

Słowa kluczowe:

war, hybrid war, Russian-Ukrainian war, fake news, propaganda, undermining technologies, informational operations


The aim of the article is to present the idea that Russian-Ukrainian hybrid war influences the world order and international relations. It also points to the fact that Russia exploits new digital technology in this conflict. Furthermore, the article emphasizes the use of fake news, propaganda, interference in the election processes and cybernetic attacks that are a new weapon of the new generation warfare – hybrid war or war of the information society. Moreover, the author describes the activities that Russian Federation has undertaken in Estonia since 2007 and it also illustrates the purpose of Russian aggressive measures.
The author makes an attempt to prove that the main purpose of Russian-Ukrainian hybrid war is to create chaos, undermine the values of the democratic world and cultivate a comprehensive atmosphere of mistrust and nihilism. Additionally, it is stated that the aggressor uses the very institutes of democracy and their weaknesses as a weapon.


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Andrievsky, T. (2017). The purposes of the Russian-Ukrainian hybrid war. De Securitate Et Defensione. O Bezpieczeństwie I Obronności, 3(2), 189–198. Pobrano z