15 September 2018
Volodymyr Hroisman stresses the importance of high-quality selection of justices to the Anti-corruption Court
15 September 2018

Volodymyr Hroisman stresses the importance of high-quality selection of justices to the Anti-corruption Court

It is extremely important to ensure high-quality and professional selection of justices to the newly created Anti-corruption Court, Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Hroisman, said at the 15th...
Corruption kills more children than HIV or malaria - Bono
15 September 2018

Corruption kills more children than HIV or malaria - Bono

Corruption destroys developing regions: Europe should pay more attention to solve this problem [corruption], said U2 frontman, Bono, at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting themed “The Next Generation of Everything” and organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

We will not be able to compete with ‘Nord Stream 2’ through lower tariffs due to political bias of the project, says Andrii Koboliev
15 September 2018

We will not be able to compete with ‘Nord Stream 2’ through lower tariffs due to political bias of the project, says Andrii Koboliev

The construction of ‘Nord Stream 2’ is politically driven and, if the project is completed, it will not be possible to compete with it by offering lower tariffs”, said Chairman of the Board of Directors of NJSC “Naftogaz Ukraine”, Andrii Koboliev, at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) “The Next Generation of Everything”, organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Demographic crisis is one of Ukraine’s biggest challenges - Mustafa Nayyem
15 September 2018

Demographic crisis is one of Ukraine’s biggest challenges - Mustafa Nayyem

The demographic crisis is as big a challenge as corruption for Ukraine, MP Mustafa Nayyem has said.

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 natural resources should be implemented, said Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko, at the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting themed “The Next Generation of Everything” and organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

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.

Sauli Niinistö
Sauli Niinistö
President of the Republic of Finland, 16th YES Annual Meeting, 2019
«When a growing number of truly global challenges would urgently call for common responses, the rule-based international order is crumbling in front of our eyes.»