Dr. Phillip Karber: “The best deterrent to Russia is Ukraine as a strong part of the West and member of NATO”
The Ukrainian Week met with the head of the US think tank The Potomac Foundation to discuss new US policies, countering authoritarian regimes, and Ukraine's strategic importance to European security
Lieutenant General Roger L. Cloutier: “We are at the beginning of a long and fruitful journey that will help to build NATO-Ukraine interoperability and capability”
The Ukrainian Week met with the Commander of NATO Allied Land Commander to discuss prospects for developing NATO-Ukraine partnerships, training the Armed Forces, and current challenges for the allies
NATO-Ukraine relations in 2021
|8 December, 2020||World|
What is the significance of the strategic partnership agreement between Ukraine and the United Kingdom?
|1 December, 2020||Breaking news|
According to the expert, it is necessary to develop competent communication with those countries that do not yet want to hear about the MAP for Ukraine so that they want to discuss this issue
|27 February, 2020||World|
Who’s to party in 2020 – the Euro-Atlantic community, Ukraine and Georgia, or Russia?
|20 February, 2020||Politics|
In 2020, for the first time in history, Kyiv will host the spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
|2 January, 2020||Politics|
Tacan Ildem: “We have enough ways and means to increase our partnership to strengthen the capacities of Ukraine”
During the Third Lviv Security Forum, The Ukrainian Week met with Ambassador Tacan Ildem, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, to discuss symbols and messages between the Alliance and Ukraine and perspectives on bilateral partnership
|22 August, 2019||World|
Gerard Elzinga: “Ukraine is one of the nations, where we are sharing the most of our information with”
During the 2nd Ukrainian Defense Hackathon The Ukrainian Week talked to the Head of Spectrum and C3 Infrastructure Branch at NATO Headquarters C3 Staff on the results of the competition, the details of the main projects of the Alliance for Ukraine and prospects of cooperation with the Ukrainian security and defense sector.
|2 August, 2019||Breaking news|
Agile Spirit gives Georgia and Ukraine more experience working with NATO allies
|5 June, 2019||Breaking news|
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine
|29 March, 2019||Breaking news|
The commander of a NATO maritime group said Dutch, Spanish, Canadian, Turkish, Romanian and Bulgarian frigates entered the Black Sea on Thursday
|24 March, 2019||Breaking news|
A French navy warship has been docked in the Ukrainian port city of Odesa since March 23, making it the second NATO ship to visit Ukraine since the beginning of this year
|11 February, 2019||Politics|
What will be the impact of Ukrainian elections on the parliament?
|5 February, 2019||Politics|
What model of European integration Ukraine needs
|4 February, 2019||Politics|
What security challenges face Ukraine in the upcoming year?
|31 January, 2019||Breaking news|
Petrenko informed the German side about the security situation
|30 January, 2019||Politics|
What test Ukraine has to pass to get into NATO and what could get in the way
|29 January, 2019||Breaking news|
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced he will seek reelection in the March presidential election, and vowed to press for European Union and NATO membership
|22 January, 2019||Politics|
Some issues and the key instrument of Ukraine’s integration with NATO
|13 December, 2018||Breaking news|
Stoltenberg says the Alliance provides Ukraine with strong political and practical support
|4 December, 2018||Breaking news|
Shipping traffic has resumed to and from Ukraine’s ports on the Sea of Azov following a standoff with Russia, a Ukrainian minister has said
|29 November, 2018||Breaking news|
Kyiv asks for western presence in sea it shares with Russia, saying Putin is blocking ports
|26 November, 2018||World|
What proportion of Ukrainians really knows what NATO is and how their attitudes differ from those of their EU neighbors
|24 November, 2018||World|
During her recent visit to Ukraine, the president of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly (PA), Rasa Juknevičienė spoke to The Ukrainian Week about the importance of constitutional changes in Ukraine, the prospects that the Alliance will expand again, and various ways to resolve the conflict between Hungary and Ukraine.
|20 November, 2018||Breaking news|
Hungarian Foreign Ministersaid that Budapest will continue to block meetings of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at a ministerial level, amid a diplomatic spat between the two neighbors
|20 September, 2018||Breaking news|
Petro Poroshenko speaks during his annual state-of-the-nation address in Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.
|17 September, 2018||World|
Would NATO be better off without Turkey? Ankara is now having a furious row with America and its other military allies.
|12 September, 2018||Breaking news|
Two-thirds of Ukrainians who would take part in a referendum on their country joining NATO would vote in favour of the move, according to a poll
|12 September, 2018||Society|
Michael Street: “NATO looks at improving how defense forces from different nations can work together better”
NATO Communications and Information Agency Innovation Manager on NATO Hackathons and the features of the first Ukrainian defense hackathon
|3 September, 2018||Breaking news|
Taking part are about 2,200 troops from 14 countries, including the United States and nine other NATO member states. The maneuvers are scheduled to continue until September 15.
|12 August, 2018||World|
Why is it time Europe changed its priorities
|10 August, 2018||World|
What will American President’s recent visits result in for global affairs?
|21 May, 2018|
Director General of the NATO International Military Staff on NATO’s readiness to face hybrid challenges from Russia, expectations for NATO’s upcoming summit in Brussels, and about how Ukraine can contribute to international security
|13 March, 2018|
“Member-states that feel direct threat clash with those believing that things will get settled somehow”
Head of Ukraine’s Mission to NATO on the prospects of NATO expansion, Ukraine’s plans on defense reform, and the impact of politics on security considerations within the Alliance
|13 March, 2018||Politics|
What’s new for Ukraine’s defense and security institutions in the President’s national security draft law?
|7 December, 2017|
“We would like try to understand how the experience you have fighting the terrorists in the Donbas area may influence the way NATO does operations”
Deputy Chief of Staff of NATO’s Military Partnerships Directorate about the role of the Ukrainian military in the Alliance’s operations, and the interest of Western military in Ukraine’s Anti-Terrorist Operation and Russia’s Zapad 2017 exercise
|26 September, 2017|
Speaker of Lithuania’s Seimas about solutions to the gas monopoly problem in Europe, campaign against emigration of Lithuanians, and a Marshall Plan for Ukraine
|26 May, 2017|
Co-Head of Ukraine-NATO Interparliamentary Council on the current state of dialogue between the Alliance and Ukraine, the future of the Euro-Atlantic security system and the Russian propaganda
|2 February, 2017||Politics|
In three years since the Euromaidan, what has changed among ordinary Ukrainians? What trends suggest the direction Ukrainian society is moving in? Recent polls provide some answers to these questions
|27 June, 2016|
“We do not accept arguments of countries that try to raise the issue of lifting sanctions against Russia”
Vice Premier for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration on her priorities and tools, details of Ukraine’s cooperation with NATO, and Ukraine’s overall position on the international arena
|11 April, 2016||Politics|
Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security on the way American political establishment sees Ukraine today, the stance of the Obama Administration on Russia and expectations of the NATO Summit in Warsaw
|4 February, 2016||Politics|
How Ukrainian military schools should change to train efficient professionals
|1 July, 2015|
The firm consensus in Poland that Ukraine’s independence, security, stability and a well-functioning state are absolutely key to Polish interests goes across political parties
|10 June, 2015||World|
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Raimonds Vejonis, the newly-elected President of the Republic of Latvia and Minister of Defense when this interview was made, about NATO revival, the "deterrent effect," Putin's unpredictability, and the cost of the conflict in Ukraine to Riga
|20 February, 2015||World|
around NATO borders and in Central Asia
|10 October, 2014|
NATO does not know how to deal with small, confusing challenges, so Russia unleashes them. If they go unpunished, they set a precedent
|10 October, 2014||World|
Toomas Hendrik Ilves: “We are clearly at the beginning of a period where Russia is a very different partner”
In his interview for The Ukrainian Week, Mr. Ilves draws parallels between transformations of the international order caused by Russia’s actions today and circumstances that encouraged the establishment of NATO and EU over 60 years ago, and between the presence of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil today and Soviet occupation of Estonia
|10 July, 2014||World|
The Ukrainian Week talked to Damon Wilson, executive vice-president of The Atlantic Council, about the establishment of the pro-Ukrainian community in the world, the US-Russia relations after the annexation of Crimea, the new Ukrainian military and the likelihood of NATO MAP for Ukraine
|15 March, 2014||Politics|
Ex-Defence Minister Anatoliy Hrytsenko comments on Russia's aggression, Ukraine's response to it and NATO
|17 December, 2013||Culture|
An attempt to whitewash Art Arsenal after censorship in the previous show
|3 December, 2013||News|
The North Atlantic Council urges Ukraine to comply with the fundamental principles of democracy, including freedom of assembly and expression. This statement was announced by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Brussel.
|1 November, 2013||World|
The media are buzzing about how and why the “era of Saakashvili” came to an end. Some say that his page in history has been turned forever. Others are confident that the 45-year old is too young to bow out of politics.
|18 October, 2013||News|
Expert: Ukraine’s non-bloc status should be supported by the development of regional defense cooperation with NATO and EU countries
Ukraine’s status as a non-bloc country cannot strengthen its sovereignty with security guarantees offered by any military alliance. Poland could play a key role in shaping the new Ukrainian defense architecture by advocating for the Central and Eastern European Defence Cooperation (CEEDEFCO) initiative, expert of the Polish Foreign Affairs Institute (PISM) Wojciech Lorenz says.
|31 May, 2013||Politics|
Dirk Brengelmann: “The key thing is to maintain the level of interoperability which we have reached between NATO and Ukraine”
NATO’s Dirk Brengelmann on cooperation with Ukraine as a non-aligned state, Smart Defence and the impact of financial crises on defence policies
|31 March, 2013||Security|
While declaring its non-alignment the Ukrainian government expressed its intent to integrate Ukraine into the European security system. The real steps it has taken suggest, however, the implementation of an operation designed to cause the self-destruction of Ukraine’s Armed Forces
|14 March, 2013||World|
Pekka Visuri talks about security policy in neutral Finland
|22 February, 2013||World|
Personal, political and clan interests of those in power have always been more important to them than the national interest of the country
James Sherr claims that Ukraine’s choice today is between national and clan interests rather than Russia and the West
|13 August, 2012||Security|
If Bashar al-Assad’s Regime fails, Russia will lose most, losing ground for its weapon and its influence on World’s arena.
|2 August, 2012||Security|
What conclusion should we draw from 15 years of NATO-Ukraine Distinctive Partnership?
|2 August, 2012|
Today NATO and Ukraine do not just cooperate: they are partners
|2 June, 2012||Security|
While the government dedicated its scarce resources to managing external risks in relations with Russia, the overall level of domestic security risks is increasing
|22 May, 2012||Security|
Georgia is the most recent example of the serious threats that the Black Sea states are facing.
|21 March, 2012||World|
Ineffective completion of NATO's anti-terrorist campaign in Afghanistan may question further existence of the Alliance
|2 February, 2012||Economics|
Reform is probably one of the most often used words in Ukraine. Because of its frequent, often thoughtless use, it has a hollow ring to it, having lost its essence.
|26 December, 2011|
Perhaps the biggest foreign policy challenge that has faced Ukraine’s leadership since the country regained independence in 1991 has been finding a balance between its relations with Russia and its relations with the West
|16 September, 2011||Politics|
Dirk Brengelmann, Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy at NATO, talks about the Alliance’s strategic interest in Ukraine and the priority of Ukraine’s European integration
|29 April, 2011||Investigation|
The government has rubber-stamped a new, draft military doctrine proposed by the defense ministry
|11 March, 2011||Politics|
The ability of the public purse to pay for defense is just one of the tests of its “non-aligned” status that Kyiv is failing