Public discussion "Ukraine's Independence Day: what unites Ukrainians, and how we see victory in the sixth month of the war"

August 22, 2022

Organised by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation.

Participants: Ivan Naumenko — Head of the Analytical Department of the Come Back Alive Fund;

Serhiy Prytula — Founder of Serhiy Prytula Charity Foundation;

Andriy Bychenko — Director of the Razumkov Centre Sociological Service;

Olexiy Haran — Professor of Politics at NAUKMA, Head of Research at Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation; 

Andriy Sukharyna — Policy analyst at Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation.

Issues for discussion:

The Ukrainian political nation: what values ​​are Ukrainians ready to defend, and how do citizens see victory?

Situation on the battlefields. In what sectors are the aggressor still able to advance, when and how can Ukraine stop them and liberate its territories?

The price of independence. What motivates Ukrainians to give billions to support the army?

Friends and partners. Where is Ukraine’s place in the community of European nations?

Short. The participants present the results of a national-wide public opinion poll conducted by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation together with Razumkov Centre Sociological Service in August, 2022, in relatively safe regions of Ukraine.