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Live: Roundtable "Will the adoption of NATO standards by the Ukrainian Armed Forces improve the country's defence capacity?"

Experts are discussing the development of the Ukrainian army.

LB.ua is broadcasting live a roundtable discussion entitled "Will the adoption of NATO standards by the Ukrainian Armed Forces improve the country's defence capacity?".

The event is organised by Gorshenin Institute.

Points for discussion

- Introduction of NATO standards as a component of defence reform

- Ukraine's priorities regarding the introduction of NATO standards: top short-term and long-term goals

- Is it realistic to ensure full compatibility between the Ukrainian Armed Forces and NATO member states' armies as foreseen by Ukraine's new Military Doctrine

- Has the December NATO summit had any impact on Ukraine-NATO relations and has NATO's position on Russian aggression against Ukraine changed?

Participants in the roundtable

- Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Defence Minister of Ukraine,

- Alexander Vinnikov, Head of the NATO Representation to Ukraine,

- Viktor Sokolov, First Vice President of Gorshenin Institute,

- Leonid Polyakov, chairman of the Expert Council of the Centre for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies, first deputy defence minister of Ukraine (2005-2008), deputy defence minister of Ukraine (2014)

The discussion is moderated by Sonya Koshkina, editor in chief of LB.ua.

Any coverage of the event must mention Institute Gorshenin as its organizer.

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