Naïveté as a beginning: Ze Ukrainian foreign policy

Вдовиченко, Вікторія Андріївна and Vernygora, Vlad (2021) Naïveté as a beginning: Ze Ukrainian foreign policy IEŚ Policy Papers, 1 (9). pp. 17-32.

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Having assumed his presidential office in May 2019, Volodymyr Zelenskyy had to go through a distinct period of cowboyish naïveté before his foreign policy-associated moves started featuring some sort of logic and, to an extent, sophistication. Most definitely, from September the same year, the Trump – Ukraine scandal pushed the Ukrainian President-neophyte on the quest to realise how serious and multi-dimensional the process of foreign policy making is in its brutal actuality. Arguably, in January 2021, Zelensky’s interview to the Axios program on the HBO US television channel evidently showed that the 6th President of Ukraine had just completed the ‘foundational studies’ on being in charge of Europe’s largest country. The moment when he was replying to the host’s particular question (“I can see you’re angry with President Trump.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: foreign policy; Zelenskyy, Ukraine; international relations; European Integration; Euro-Atlantic Integration
Subjects: Науково-популярні видання
Divisions: Факультет права та міжнародних відносин > Кафедра міжнародного права, європейської та євроатлантичної інтеграції
Depositing User: к.і.н. Вікторія Андріївна Вдовиченко
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2022 17:28
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2022 05:32

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