NATO undergoes transformation. The effect of Ukraine

February 22, 2024


At a summit in Vilnius in July 2023, the leaders of the European Council and the European Commission along with representatives of the G7 countries agreed the Joint Declaration in Support for Ukraine.

Every country that joined this initiative is working or will work with Ukraine on a bilateral document containing concrete long-term security obligations.

The first signatories of the declaration included Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Great Britain and the USA.

Mykhailo Pashkov, co-director of foreign policy and international security programmes of Razumkov Centre, tells how Ukraine and its allies are creating a new security architecture live on the FREEDOM TV channel.

Watch in the interview, in the Ukrainian language:

  • 00:10 Vilnius: first declarations of security guarantees
  • 02:33 Who else can sign security agreements with Ukraine?
  • 05:35 How Ukraine reforms the global security system
  • 07:27 About the US role
  • 11:06 Russia's reaction to Ukraine's steps
  • 12:40 Russian operation "Perun": what is the point?


Mykhailo Pashkov

Co-Director, Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes

Born in 1958 in Roslavl, Smolensk oblast, Russia


Smolensk Institute of Pedagogy, Faculty of the Russian Language and Literature (1979)

Moscow Institute of Youth, Faculty of Journalism (1986)

Kyiv Institute of Political Science and Public Administration (1991)

Ph. D. in Philosophy; the author of more than 50 publications

1979 – 1989 — worked at different positions in district, regional and republican newspapers in Russia and Moldova

1991 – 1994 — worked in scientific institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

1994 – 1998 — Diplomatic Service at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Russian Federation

Since December 1999 — Razumkov Centre's Leading Expert

Diplomatic Rank: First Secretary. Most recent position in state structures — Chief Consultant, Analytical Service of Ukraine's NSDC Staff

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