Social and economic effects of the war conflict in Ukraine for Europe

  • Received April 3, 2018;
    Accepted June 12, 2018;
    Published June 19, 2018
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    Volume 2 2018, Issue #1, pp. 11-18
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The war conflict in the East Ukraine impacts the geopolitical security and stability of Europe and other countries of the world. So, there are the global effects of the war conflict in Ukraine. And the instability in Ukraine has its social consequences that influences the European development. The aim of the article is to identify and elaborate social effects of the war conflict in Ukraine and to get understanding of its influence on European stability, on position of Ukraine on European arena. The article has been prepared by using such methods as: analysis of Ukrainian and European research papers, comparison and generalization of the facts about war conflict in Ukraine. In the article social consequences of the war conflict in Ukraine, such as migration, unemployment, crime growth, decreasing of population and others have been studied. It has been described that social dimension of the war conflict in Ukraine has its influence on European stability and geopolitical situation, especially Ukrainian migration. At the end of the article the authors present the conclusions and the mechanism for solving the war conflict situation in Ukraine. Also, Ukraine needs an integrated approach in order to solve all economic and social problems in the country. Only integrated approach will allow to use available Ukrainian resources and advanced European experience to provide economic and social stability of the country.

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    • Figure 1. Average annual wages in European countries of OECD and Ukraine in 2016, USD
    • Figure 2. Mechanism of social and economic problems of war conflict in Ukraine solving (European aspect)
    • Table 1. Dynamics of social indicators in Ukraine in 2014–2017