12 September 2022
12 September 2022

Ukraine will only accept complete restoration of its territory - Oleksii Reznikov

The people of Ukraine demand full restoration of the country’s territorial integrity and sovereignty as of 1991, Minister of Defence of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov has said at the 17th Yalta European...
12 September 2022

By saving people we can save our country – Olena Zelenska

People are Ukraine's key value and saving every person means saving the whole country, First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, has said.

12 September 2022

The world did not believe Ukraine could be so powerful, determined, and well organised – Aleksander Kwasniewski

The international community did not believe that Ukraine could be so powerful, determined, and well organized, said President of Poland (1995–2005), Chairman of the Board of YES Aleksander Kwasniewski in his closing speech at the 17th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting "Ukraine: Defending All Our Freedom", organised by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

11 September 2022

Recognition of Russia as a Sponsor of Terrorism Will Become a ‘Silver Bullet’ for its Military and Industrial Complex – Andriy Yermak

Recognition of Russia as a sponsor of terrorism will become a “silver bullet” for its military and industrial complex, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak said. 

10 September 2022

17th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting considered how Ukraine is defending all our freedom

The 17th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) – “Ukraine: Defending all Our Freedom” – was held from September 9-10, 2022 in Kyiv. Over 400 leading politicians, diplomats, businessmen, civil activists and experts from more than 20 countries took part in the conference organized by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

10 September 2022

Democratically elected President of Ukraine must define where and how to take the war – Jake Sullivan, United States National Security Advisor

The democratically elected President of Ukraine must make the decision of where and how to take the war, said Jake Sullivan, the US President’s National Security Advisor, when asked whether he agreed with the suggestion by Henry Kissinger that the Ukrainian forces push the Russians back to the 2014 borders, and leave the territories that were taken then to negotiation. He made these remarks during an interview with Fareed Zakaria, Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN, at the 17th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting «Ukraine: Defending All Our Freedom», organised by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

10 September 2022

Andriy Yermak: Ukrainian soldiers' resilience should change NATO Member Countries' attitude regarding the prospect of Ukraine joining the Alliance

The valor and heroism displayed by Ukrainian soldiers should change the North Atlantic Alliance Member Countries' attitude regarding the prospect of Ukraine becoming a member, said Andriy Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, during the 17th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting «Ukraine: Defending All Our Freedom», organised by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

10 September 2022

Сoalition of Countries Needed to Support Continual Development of Ukraine Defense Capacities - Carl Bildt

Security guarantees for Ukraine can be ensured through a lasting support to its defense capacities from a coalition of countries, Swedish Foreign Minister (2006-14) and Prime Minister of Sweden (1991-94), Carl Bildt, said at the 17th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting «Ukraine: Defending All Our Freedom», organised by YES in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Carl Bildt
Carl Bildt
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden (2006-2014); Prime Minister of Sweden (1991-1994) , 14th YES Annual Meeting, 2017
«The West was misreading Russia. But Russia was also misreading Ukraine. Because when Russia invaded Crimea and Donbas, it expected Ukraine to collapse. But it did not happen. Ukraine got together instead of dividing.»