Aspen Institute Kyiv launched a new #UkrainianDialogue podcast where Ukrainian leaders share their perspectives on Russian-Ukrainian war

Aspen Institute Kyiv presents the new #UkrainianDialogue podcast where leaders talk about the features of Russian and Ukrainian societies, reasons for the Russian invasion of Ukraine, its consequences to other countries, ways how the Western community can help to protect values and peace in the world. It is not only analytics and insights but their personal stories of fighting for freedom and dignity. Discussions were held by the leadership dialogue platform of Aspen Institute Kyiv and its International Partners.

The first #UkrainianDialogue was held by Aspen Institute Kyiv and Aspen Institute Spain. Among the main questions of the first episode:

  • What are the reasons for the Russian war against Ukraine and how did it change the lives of Ukrainians? 
  • How do big Ukrainian businesses operate in conditions of war? 
  • What type of security system should be built in the world to prevent wars? 
  • How do Russians behave in temporarily occupied cities? What is the biggest need of Ukraine right now?

The discussion was moderated by José María de Areilza, Secretary General of the Aspen Institute Spain. Yuliya Tychkivska, Executive Director of Aspen Institute Kyiv made an introductory speech at the beginning of the event.

Speakers of the first episode:

Anton Drobovych, Head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, Natalia Yemchenko, Director of Public Relations and Communications at SCM, Oleksandr Novikov, Head of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention, Dasha Zarivna, Advisor on communications of the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine answered this questions.

To listen to the first episode: