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