• Dmytro Biriukov
Keywords: national security, EU, critical infrastructure


This paper considers the political aspects of the implementation of critical infrastructure protection in the EU member states as well as at the European level. The formation of the balance of interests of the EU member states on the development of the European norms for critical infrastructure protection is investigated. The main priorities of the EU member states` security policy in a field of critical infrastructure protection, particularly its implementation, the major internal and external factors affecting its forming, were described. It is shown that in contrast to the supranational European level critical infrastructure protection has been implemented in a more complete manner in some EU member states, it was integrated into the national security strategy and implemented in practice within the legal framework and institutionally.


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How to Cite
Biriukov, D. (2018). CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION IN THE SECURITY POLICY OF THE EU MEMBER STATES. Strategic Priorities, 38(1), 118-125. Retrieved from