Ceasefire violation in Eastern Ukraine, current militarization of Russia, the "Normandy Four" & Minsk process deadlocks, and other recent developments raise the question whether the Kremlin is preparing a new war against Ukraine. Therefore, we are pleased to invite you to the online discussion on these issues.
Galina Ackerman, French writer, historian, journalist, secretary general of the European Forum for Ukraine, Paris
Petro Burkovskyi, Ukrainian analyst, Senior Fellow at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, Kyiv
Wilfried Jilge, German analyst, associate fellow at the German Council for Foreign Relations (DGAP), Berlin
Nicolas Tenzer, French academic and analyst, founding president of the Centre d'étude et de réflexion pour l'action politique (CERAP), Paris
Maria Zolkina, Ukrainian analyst, Senior Fellow at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, Kyiv
Moderator: Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, chief editor of UkraineWorld.org.
Questions to be discussed:
What's happening on the frontline in Eastern Ukraine? Is the cease-fire over?
Are peace talks within "Normandy Four" and the Minsk process in the deadlock?
What is happening in Russia? Is Russia preparing a new military action against Ukraine?
Who and how can influence the situation in Eastern Ukraine?
How does global geopolitics influence the war in Donbas?