Ukrainian prominent diplomat Pavlo Klimkin reflects on Ukraine in the world today

March 14, 2024
Pavlo Klimkin was Ukraine’s foreign minister for 5 years (2014-2019), including during the first five years of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Now he is an independent intellectual, serving as a board member of the International Renaissance Foundation and of the Come Back Alive (Povernys’ Zhyvym) Foundation.

  • The Explaining Ukraine podcast invites Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s former foreign minister, to talk about Ukraine in the world today, Ukraine’s endeavor to join the Western world, and the urgent need to stop Russia.
  • Host: Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher, chief editor of UkraineWorld and president of PEN Ukraine.

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