“Ukrainian Contribution to the Global World Order”, Vasyl Yurchyshyn (Razumkov Centre, Ukraine)

The fight of Ukraine against Russian aggression has reflected the peculiarities and contradictions of global integration processes. It has encouraged and accelerated the formation of renewed unions and institutions, adjusted priorities, partnerships, the level of acceptability of compromises, and much more.

Of course, in most cases, the US (in partnership with the EU) and China (with the aggressive involvement of Russia) remain the centers of global decisions and influence (in the political, security and economic spheres). At the same time, as strange as it might seem, among the factors that determine the direction and effectiveness of recognised global forces, the Ukrainian “trail” clearly stands out, due to the heroic defense of the country from the Russian aggressor. Even today, the integration effectiveness of large unions largely depends on the support / non-support of Ukraine by the countries participating in such unions. The United States has become a positive pole of support, which is one of the most important factors of the military resistance of Ukraine to Russia-racist aggression.

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