15 September 2018
Yuri Lutsenko: large privatization, the use of natural resources and an overhaul of customs is needed to overcome corruption in Ukraine
15 September 2018

Yuri Lutsenko: large privatization, the use of natural resources and an overhaul of customs is needed to overcome corruption in Ukraine

In order to effectively fight corruption in Ukraine, large-scale privatization of state-owned enterprises should be implemented, shadow schemes at the customs should be destroyed and the use of...
Russian Elites to Split After Putin Steps Back From Power- Michael McFaul
15 September 2018

Russian Elites to Split After Putin Steps Back From Power- Michael McFaul

The Russian elites will split after President Putin leaves his office and the transfer of power to another will not be a smooth process, the former U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2012-14), Professor at the Stanford University and Senior Fellow at Hoover Institute, Michael McFaul, has said.

Probability of Donald Trump's impeachment is about 20%, according to BBC and CNN journalists
15 September 2018

Probability of Donald Trump's impeachment is about 20%, according to BBC and CNN journalists

The probability that the US president, Donald Trump, will soon be impeached is about 20%, according to Fareed Zakaria, host of the Fareed Zakaria GPS show on CNN, and Stephen Sackur, host of the HARDtalk show on BBC.

15 September 2018

"Ukrainian case" undermines non-proliferation efforts - Richard Haass

The aggression against Ukraine, one of the signatories to the Budapest Memorandum, undermines international non-proliferation efforts, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard Haass has said.

World Must Keep Situation in Donbass under Public Spotlight – Kurt Volker
15 September 2018

World Must Keep Situation in Donbass under Public Spotlight – Kurt Volker

The USA and the rest of Europe shall not lose focus on the situation in Donbass, - the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, Kurt Volker, has said.

People Trusted by Society Must Take Power in Their Hands – Svyatoslav Vakarchuk
15 September 2018

People Trusted by Society Must Take Power in Their Hands – Svyatoslav Vakarchuk

People that are truly trusted by society have to take power into their hands, co-founder of the Center for Economic Reforms, social activist and lead singer of Okean Elzy band, Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, has said. Vakarchuk was speaking at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Building a successful Ukraine requires effective protection of freedoms and property – Anatoliy Grytsenko
15 September 2018

Building a successful Ukraine requires effective protection of freedoms and property – Anatoliy Grytsenko

Building a successful Ukraine requires an effective protection of citizens’ rights, freedoms and property, believes Leader of Civil Position party and former Minister of Defence of Ukraine (2005-2007), Anatoliy Grytsenko.

Yulia Tymoshenko calls for the creation of a free market for gas and cease government regulation
15 September 2018

Yulia Tymoshenko calls for the creation of a free market for gas and cease government regulation

Ukraine needs to build a free market for gas and cease the practice of the government establishing prices for the population, said member of Ukrainian Parliament and Head of Batkivschyna party, Yulia Tymoshenko, at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting themed “The Next Generation of Everything” and organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Yulia Tymoshenko: Integration of occupied territories but with the preservation of Russian control is unacceptable
15 September 2018

Yulia Tymoshenko: Integration of occupied territories but with the preservation of Russian control is unacceptable

Return of the temporarily occupied territories of the Donbas and Crimea to Ukraine while Russia’s control over them remains is unacceptable, said Yulia Tymoshenko, Member of Parliament, and leader of the political party “Batkivshchyna” at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) “The Next Generation of Everything”, organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation

15th YES Annual Meeting: the headlines from day one
14 September 2018

15th YES Annual Meeting: the headlines from day one

President Poroshenko and Victor Pinchuk open the day’s discussion – calling for Ukraine and the West to carefully assess all the risks and opportunities the future brings.

Victor Chernomyrdin
Victor Chernomyrdin
4th YES Annual Meeting, 2007
«Ukraine will certainly join the European Union»