Despite the prisoner exchanges between Russia and Ukraine, at least 100 prisoners are still being held captive in Russia and occupied Crimea, with several hundred also likely held in occupied Donbas.
Oleksiy Melnyk, Co-director of the Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre, analysed how Germany can help Ukraine in reforming the security sector.
Volodymyr Yermolenko, Director for analytics at Internews Ukraine and Chief Editor at UkraineWorld.org, explained why Russian soft power is a threat for both Ukraine And Europe.
Oleksiy Haran, Professor of political science at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Scientific Director of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, shared his observations of the Belarusian protests with openDemocracy.
About 200 thousand people took streets in Minsk to protest against the regime of Lukashenka in Belarus, election fraud and brutal police crackdown against protestors.
The policy paper is prepared by the Centre for Global Studies “Strategy XXI” in the framework of the project “Promoting Security in the Black Sea region through Greater Involvement of Non-Governmental Players” with the support of the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
In 2020, the world has faced the largest pandemic since the beginning of the 20th century.
The Centre for Global Studies “Strategy XXI” presented results of monitoring of the security situation in the Black Sea in II quarter of 2020.
Oleksandr Marusiak, Expert of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform, wrote about fatal procedural flaws of the 2020 constitutional amendments process in Russia.
Host Volodymyr Yermolenko welcomes experts Orysia Lutsevych and Mathieu Boulègue from Chatham House, to discuss their report, “Resilient Ukraine: Safeguarding Society from Russian Aggression.”