Ukraine-Australia relations | Ukraine’s global partnerships #2

June 26, 2024
On the importance of cooperation between Ukraine and Australia.

Ukraine and Australia - two geographically distant nations with shared values. But what was the tragedy that initiated real cooperation between these states? Why is supporting Ukraine important not just for Kyiv but for Canberra as well? And what prospects lie ahead for this partnership?

In this episode, Deputy editor-in-chief Anastasiia Hersymchuk spoke with:

  • Mick Ryan, top-resident Fellow at Lowy Institute (Sydney) and Adjunct Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington DC)
  • Yuliia Shaipova, Affiliated Expert at the Foreign Policy Council "Ukrainian Prism"

This episode is part of a joint series "Ukraine's global partnerships" made as a partnership between UkraineWorld and the Foreign Policy Council "Ukrainian Prism".

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This podcast series was created with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation. Its content is the exclusive responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of the International Renaissance Foundation.