Ever since he assumed office last May, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been particularly vociferous about the need to revive the Normandy Four meetings.
Petro Burkovskyi, senior fellow at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, prepared an article for the Atlantic Council.
Host Volodymyr Yermolenko (Ukraine World, Internews Ukraine) welcomes to the studio Christopher Miller, correspondent covering Eastern Europe for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, BuzzFeed News, etc. They discuss the outcomes of the Normandy Summit, as well as compromises and discrepancies between Russia and Ukraine.
On 9 December Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met Russian President Vladimir Putin, French leader Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris, to end the war in Donbas. Serious risks still lie ahead, however.
Maria Zolkina, political analyst at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, in her interview for Bulgaria on Air, has explained what approaches towards holding Normandy negotiations do both sides have, and what vulnerabilities does Ukrainian position have.
Host Volodymyr Yermolenko (Ukraine World, Internews Ukraine) welcomes to the studio Robert van der Noordaa, leading Dutch investigative journalist working on the MH17 case. They discuss among other issues the recent developments and prospects for the investigation, Russia’s role in the downing and conspiracy theories around it.
Maria Zolkina, political analyst at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, shared her impression on the 15th Ukrainian Breakfast in Berlin.
More than 200 experts gathered at Lviv Security Forum in western Ukraine. Discussions at the event were focusing on ways to defend critical infrastructure, the economy, the political system, and cyber-space – from Russia’s disruptive actions.
Ukraine has completed the withdrawal of forces and equipment in the town of Zolote in the Donetsk region. The next stage – is the withdrawal of troops in the village of Petrivske, but the date is not yet determined.
The Centre for Global Studies “Strategy XXI” presented a policy brief, prepared in the framework of the project “Promoting Security in the Black Sea Region through Greater Engagement of Non-Governmental Organisations” with the support from the Black Sea Trust Fund, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.