President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales will discuss Role of Media in Revolution and War at the 11th YES Annual Meeting

President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales will discuss Role of Media in Revolution and War at the 11th YES Annual Meeting
11 September 2014

The 11th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting entitled “New Ukraine, New Europe, New World: Building and Defending,” today announced the addition of several global thought leaders who will be participating in the forum.

On September 12 Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia; and Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia and Wikimedia Foundation will participate in the panel “Media and Digital Communication in Revolution and War: Information and Disinformation.” The other participants are Yevgenia Albats, Editor-in-Chief, The New Times (Russia); Mustafa Nayyem, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Hromadske TV (Ukraine); and Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, The Financial Times.

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John Tefft
John Tefft
Ambassador to Ukraine (2009-2013), 15th YES Annual Meeting, 2018
«Russia still has to become a modern nation. It still hasn’t made the fundamental decisions to determine whether it’s going to be a part of the international community or whether it’s going to try to be an imperial power and attack its neighbors, and take their land.»