10 September 2023
10 September 2023

Ukraine is a young punk band that gathers stadiums, and Russia is like a jaded cabaret singer who confuses his audience — Serhiy Zhadan

Ukrainian and Russian societies have fundamentally different visions of themselves in history, which have gone in opposite directions since the collapse of the Soviet Union more than 30 years ago....
10 September 2023

Ukraine Should Concentrate on the Fight against Corruption in Order to Gain Support of the USA – George Bush

Systematic fight against corruption will help Ukraine to secure long-term and stable support of the USA in the fight against Russian aggression, believes the 43rd US President (2001-2009) George W. Bush.

10 September 2023

Supporting Ukraine now is the best thing to do for the global economy — Niall Ferguson

Helping Ukraine is one of the best steps to support the global economy, said Niall Ferguson, a senior fellow at Stanford University.

10 September 2023

Ukraine has the potential to become the Silicon Valley of Europe, Rostyslav Shurma

The Ukrainian economy has several advantages for international investors, the main one of which is high human potential, convinced the Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Rostislav Shurma.

10 September 2023

The War in Ukraine Has Become a Turning Point in the History of Civilization – Yaroslav Hrytsak

February 24, 2022 became a turning point in the history of world civilization, since the existence of the entire civilization depends on the results of Russia’s war against Ukraine, says Yaroslav Hrytsak, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Ukrainian Catholic University.

10 September 2023

I Fight So That People Can Continue Living in Ukraine – Masi Nayem

Every serviceman has their own reasons for defending Ukraine on the battlefield; my motivation is that most Ukrainian people survive and could continue living here, said Masi Nayem, founder of the Miller Law Firm and serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine when delivering a speech  at the annual meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) "The Future Is Being Decided in Ukraine", organized by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

10 September 2023

It is necessary to review international legislation in order to bring the Russian leadership to justice effectively, — Dmytro Kuleba

Current international law makes it difficult to hold the leadership of the aggressor country accountable for launching an aggressive war against Ukraine, stated Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, at the Annual meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) “The Future is Being Decided In Ukraine”, organized by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

10 September 2023

Ukrainians Have Gone Far Beyond All Expectations – David Petraeus

Courage, resilience, and determination of the Ukrainian military exceeded all possible expectations, emphasized General David Petraeus, Partner and Head of KKR and KKR Global Institute, at the Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting “The Future is Being Decided in Ukraine”, organised by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

10 September 2023

If the West truly believes in its values then its task is to defend Ukraine right until the last Russian soldier leaves its territory — Boris Johnson

The world needs to prove that the values of democracy and freedom are working, and for that, they must protect Ukraine until the very last Russian soldier has left Ukrainian soil.

10 September 2023

Protection of human rights and freedoms is a key issue for our century — Oleksandra Matviichuk

The issue of protecting human rights and freedoms is a key one in the 21st century, and the global community needs to use all available tools to address it.

Kersti Kaljulaid
Kersti Kaljulaid
President of Estonia (2016-2021), Member of the YES Board, YES Annual Meeting, 2023
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