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Oleksiy Melnyk
Co-director, Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes
 

Born in 1962 in Khmelnytsty Rgn.

Education:

  • Royal College of Defence Studies, London, UK (2007)
  • Air Field Operations Officer School, Biloxy, MS, US (2001)
  • Squadron Officer School, Montgomery, AL, US (1994)
  • Defence Language Institute, San Antonio, TX, US (1994)
  • Chernihiv Higher Military Air Force Academy, Ukraine (1984)

Employment:

  • 1980-2001 Air Force active service (Cadet, Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, Squadron Commander, Deputy Air Force Base Commander. Participated in two UN peacekeeping operations, Lt.Colonel (Ret).
  • 2001-2004 Razumkov Centre.
  • 2004-2005 State Company Ukroboronservice.
  • 2005-2008 Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, Head Organisational and Analytical Division First Assistant to Minister of Defence.
 
Telephone: (+380-44) 201-11-95
E-mail: melnyk@uceps.com.ua


Latest comments
 
Last 23 years there was no reason to think that Ukraine would need a strong army
02 October 2014  Armed forces of Ukraine, Security policy
 
If Russia starts the arms race, it may collapse as the USSR did
26 September 2014  Russia, Nuclear weapon, Arms industry
 
Russian peacekeeping forces symbol was found on the vehicles in Donbas
18 September 2014  Russia, Peacekeepers, War
 
Without Russian support, the anti-Kyiv insurgency would lose
28 August 2014  Russia, War, Poroshenko
 
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07 February 2014  Terrorism, Security policy, Security Service
 
Rearmament of the Russian Black Sea Fleet serves political rather than military purposes
14 May 2013  Black Sea fleet, Russia
 
Ukraines participation in UN operations enhances its reputation in the world
30 May 2012  Peacekeepers, NATO, Ukraine's reputation
 
SOCIAL ASPECTS OF MILITARY POLICY
01 January 2002  
 
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