14 September 2018
Social media in Ukraine hit harder by propaganda than elsewhere - Anders Fogh Rasmussen
14 September 2018

Social media in Ukraine hit harder by propaganda than elsewhere - Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Propagandists have a much stronger influence on social networks in Ukraine than in other countries, according to Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the founder of Rasmussen Global, secretary general of NATO...
Information warfare and cyberattacks should be countered more actively – Kurt Volker
14 September 2018

Information warfare and cyberattacks should be countered more actively – Kurt Volker

The US and Ukraine should make more effort to counter information warfare and cyberattacks, said State Department Special Representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volker at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting themed “The Next Generation of Everything” and organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Rewriting history is one of the favorite instruments of tyrants and populists, Bernard-Henri Levy
14 September 2018

Rewriting history is one of the favorite instruments of tyrants and populists, Bernard-Henri Levy

One of the favorite and effective instruments in the inventory of modern tyrants and populists is rewriting the past, believes philosopher and writer Bernard-Henri Levy.

Use of blockchain technology boosts the democratization of many spheres of life, Ethereum co-founder
14 September 2018

Use of blockchain technology boosts the democratization of many spheres of life, Ethereum co-founder

The use of blockchain technology can help to avoid overregulation and boost the democratization of many spheres of life. This is the idea articulated by co-founder of the Ethereum Platform, Vitalik Buterin, at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) “The Next Generation of Everything”, organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Personal Income Inequality Cut to Help Fighting Populism - EC Vice President
14 September 2018

Personal Income Inequality Cut to Help Fighting Populism - EC Vice President

Reducing inequality in people’s personal income is an effective measure to fight a “wave of populism” seen around the globe, EC Vice President for Euro and Social Dialogue, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Valdis Dombrovskis, has said.

Development of transnational companies requires new approach to taxation – Summers
14 September 2018

Development of transnational companies requires new approach to taxation – Summers

With transnational companies expanding operations, there is a need for a new, internationally agreed taxation system, Harvard University Professor, Larry Summers, has said at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting “The Next Generation of Everything”, organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

US political system remains stable under any president – Condoleezza Rice
14 September 2018

US political system remains stable under any president – Condoleezza Rice

The US political system is built in such a way that it remains stable and balanced under any president, said 66th U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting themed “The Next Generation of Everything” and organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

NATO's first priority in cooperation with Ukraine is the support of reforms, Assistant Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
14 September 2018

NATO's first priority in cooperation with Ukraine is the support of reforms, Assistant Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

The NATO’s primary task in cooperation with Ukraine is to support and assist with the implementation of fundamental reforms, said Alejandro Alvargonzález, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, NATO, at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) “The Next Generation of Everything” organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Full-fledged artificial intellect may be created by 2029 - Ray Kurzweil
14 September 2018

Full-fledged artificial intellect may be created by 2029 - Ray Kurzweil

The creation of artificial intellect that would be comparable in its capacity to the human intellect is possible before 2029, thinks inventor, author, futurist Ray Kurzweil.

Economic problems in Argentina, Turkey will not cause global financial crisis - Bill Ford
14 September 2018

Economic problems in Argentina, Turkey will not cause global financial crisis - Bill Ford

Economic problems Argentina and Turkey have been experiencing will not lead to a global financial crisis, General Atlantic CEO Bill Ford has said in his speech at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting “The Next Generation of Everything”, organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

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Anders Aslund
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, 8th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2011
«Ukraine possesses high economic potential which is not used in full»