The renowned French author and media personality Bernard-Henri Lévy joined a panel entitled “Truth Today. Information, Narratives, Media, Propaganda,” and spoke of his belief that Russia is promoting a number of myths about Ukraine.
In an open and robust discussion about the role of Russian media in shaping the perception of Ukraine, Peter Pomeranzev, senior fellow of the Transitions Forum, Legatum Institute, described “Russian propaganda media” as perpetuating the image of a "terrible Ukraine," today at the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting in Kyiv.
The Ukrainian citizens are working to build a free country despite the great threat to its territorial integrity, Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States, said in a video address to the delegates of the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting today in Kyiv.
Ukrainians should support politicians who set far-reaching goals, even if the path to these goals is challenging, advised former British prime minister Tony Blair, in a discussion with Victor Pinchuk and Shimon Peres, the former president of Israel.
Ukraine should invest in its future by developing science and innovation rather than “searching over the ashes of the past,” said former Israeli president Shimon Peres today at the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting on 11 September 2015 in Kyiv.
Two world leaders joined Yalta Annual Meeting founder Victor Pinchuk on a panel to discuss “Global Challenges and Their Interconnection,” today at the 12th YES Annual Meeting. Shimon Peres, the former president of the State of Israel, called for the world to fight poverty and ignorance, not terrorism in the Middle East, as a way to address the most pressing global crises and create a more peaceful and cooperative wider Europe.
Support for Ukraine in the form of loans is the best form of investment in international security, Lawrence H. Summers said Friday, at the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, in Kyiv. President Emeritus of Harvard University, said at the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting.
The West should “do everything possible” for the Ukrainian economy, stepping up its support and acting more swiftly than it currently does, according to a survey of Ukrainian and international delegates attending the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting. The interactive survey of the more than 350 attendees, conducted on Friday, 11 September, indicates that 60% of the Ukrainian respondents and 58% of the international respondents believe the West must do more to support Ukraine.
Changing the Russian gas transfer route from Ukraine to the Nord Stream-2 gas line will shorten gas supply for a number of countries in Europe and will also open up the possibility of manipulation by Russia’s Gazprom, Chairman of the Board of Naftohaz Ukrayiny, Andriy Kobolev, said today at the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting in Kiev.