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A photograph of  Ukrainian citizens carry their belongings as they walk towards a border check point to take an Ukrainian bus at the Polish-Ukrainian border Korczowa on March 28, 2020 in Korczowa, Poland.

The seminar resulted in a useful discussion of the strategic challenges faced by Ukraine and some of the likely impacts of the pandemic.

In a Post COVID-19 World: What are the Consequences for Ukraine?

CDR John Ager, Suzanne Loftus and Valbona Zeneli

May 2020, Number 001

The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies (GCMC) and the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine conducted a virtual seminar entitled “In a Post COVID-19 World: What are the Consequences for Ukraine?” with senior foreign policy experts in Ukraine on 15 May 2020. The seminar was designed to bring together experts to discuss the future challenges in Ukraine, the region, and the wider world following the COVID-19 crisis. The seminar resulted in a useful discussion of the strategic challenges faced by Ukraine and some of the likely impacts of the pandemic. Additionally, participants were able to develop insights into Ukraine’s prospects for recovery, the effect of the pandemic on conflict in the Donbas, and changes in the international environment that will impact Ukraine...