Today Ukraine is more involved into global processes than it was ten years ago. That is why the current world economic crisis may be much more painful for the country, than the crisis of 1998.
Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of France, heading the EU at the moment, publicly declared the intention to favor Ukraine's movement to European Union. The given declaration has been made by the President of France in his speech within European Parliament session in Strasbourg.
The 5th annual summit of international Yalta European Strategy (YES) network, the greatest and the most influential non-governmental forum for Ukraine and European Union issues, starts working today.
The President of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, will participate in the 5th annual Yalta European Strategy (YES) summit.
British politician and public leader Mr. Anthony Charles Lynton (Tony) Blair who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 will arrive to Ukraine to participate in the 5th annual summit of the international network Yalta European Strategy (YES) on invitation of Mr. Victor Pinchuk, founder and the Board Member of YES.
The Yalta Annual Meeting, the largest and the most influential non-governmental forum on issues of Ukraine and the EU, will bring together over 160 leaders of politics, society and business, diplomats and journalists from about 20 countries.