Directions of NATO-EU security cooperation with Ukraine in the areas of information and cybersecurity and strategic communications, as well as possible ways of counteracting information and cyber threats, were discussed at the international round table “Ukraine-NATO-EU: Focus on information and cybersecurity”
On July 25, 2019, eight months have passed since the day the Ukrainian seamen were detained by Russia and a month of the Kremlin’s failure to comply with the decision of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on the obligation to release them.
During the election day, observers of the Civil Network OPORA did not identify any systemic violations of election law or conflicts that would destabilise the course of voting or have any significant impact on citizen voting results.
In June, OPORA observers stated a rather high scale of activities of potential and registered candidates with signs of indirect vote buying.
Despite the challenges with the unreformed election law, and regardless of the advanced pace of the electoral process, key election stages ran in compliance with the acting law. It was stated by representatives of the Civil Network OPORA at a press-conference on June, 21, in Kyiv.
On May 22, ICPS conducted an international conference devoted to the analysis of Ukraine’s policy towards V4 countries with the participation of diplomatic missions’ representatives, expert community, think tanks, representatives of the state authorities and media.
On 16th of May 2019, the Razumkov Centre organised the International Round-Table Discussion on “Donbas Conflict Resolution: Progress Report and a Way Forward (Proposals for a New Administration)”.
International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS) has conducted a briefing for diplomatic missions in Ukraine as part of the project “Ukraine and V4 countries: promoting better understanding”.
During the 2019 presidential election, representatives of the Civil Network OPORA trained 1533 prevention police officers and investigators from the National Police of Ukraine. It is planned to conduct trainings in all regions for the same number of police officers before parliamentary elections.
OPORA affirms with 99% certainty that results of the second round are the following: Volodymyr Zelenskyi received 73.2% of votes, and Petro Poroshenko – 24.3%. 2.5% of ballots are invalid.