ANNOUNCEMENT. Expert discussion "War of attrition: comparison of potentials and assessment of prospects"

August 07, 2023


On August 9, 2023, Razumkov Centre will host an expert discussion on the topic "War of attrition: comparison of potentials and assessment of prospects" in the online/offline mode.

The work will start at 12.00 with a welcoming word by Yuriy Yakymenko, Razumkov Centre President


Mykola Sunhurovskyi, Razumkov Centre Military Programmes Director

Leonid Polyakov, Adviser to the Director of the National Institute of Strategic Studies,

Mykhailo Samus, Director of the New Geopolitics Research Network

Mykola Beleskov, Chief Consultant of the Military Policy Department of the National Institute for Strategic Studies


Oleksiy Melnyk, co-director of foreign policy and international security programmes of Razumkov Centre.

Issues for discussion:

  • Intermediate results and further prospects of the Russian-Ukrainian war
  • Assessment of the existing potentials and forecasts of their changes.
  • How to avoid a "deadlock" in the conditions of approximate parity of combat potentials.

The discussion will be held on the basis of the Razumkov Centre Zoom platform from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Working languages: Ukrainian, English.

This event will be broadcast live on the Razumkov Centre YouTube channel as part of its project implemented under the USAID/ENGAGE activity, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Pact. The contents of this event are the sole responsibility of Pact and its implementing partners and do not necessary reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

Analytical materials were  made within the frameworks of the MATRA Programme supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine.  The opinions expressed are those of the authors only and should not be considered as representative of the Embassy’s official position.