Over the course of more than a year of full-scale invasion, the front lines in Chernihiv, Sumy, and Kharkiv regions were pushed back by Ukrainian military forces practically to the border with Russia. It was precisely during that time when the residents of Belgorod region and other bordering territories, who had been considering buying summer plots in Ukraine, fully experienced life under the “cotton explosions” and the actions of Russian volunteer battalion fighters, as well as the Kremlin’s actual “concern” for the “Russian-speaking population”.
Since the beginning of May 2023, the team of the Ukrainian Security and Cooperation Center, in particular Anastasia Sinhaevska, USCC representative in the Czech Republic, has been implementing a campaign that resulted in the inclusion of the family of the Russian missile magnate to the Czech Republic’s sanctions list. This happened on August 16.
Speakers of the panel discussion “Russian culture and Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine” During the discussion, the speakers addressed the interdependence of Russian culture and politics during the war. The event took place in cooperation with the Ukrainian Security and Cooperation Center’s partners in Germany: the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit (Friedrich Naumann Foundation for…
The discussion raised the issue of the effectiveness of the Western countries’ adherence to the sanctions packages against Russia, their impact on the economy and military capabilities of Russia.
On June 6, the Russian occupying authorities detonated the Kakhovka HPP in Nova Kakhovka and continue to terrorize Ukraine with reports of the largest nuclear power plant in Europe being mined. Denying their involvement in the catastrophe, the Kremlin shifts the blame onto the Ukrainian government.