Why Does Ukraine Matter to the U.S. – and What Is at Stake for Europe?

On April 19, the U.S. Embassy organized a discussion with Nolan Peterson, Kyiv-based correspondent of the Daily Signal, moderated by Otmar Lahodynsky, president of the Association of European Journalists, European editor, profil-magazine

Ukraine is increasingly at the intersection of Russian, American, European – and now Chinese geographical interests. Nolan Peterson discussed why the U.S. needs to deepen its diplomatic foothold in Ukraine, or risks losing influence to its adversaries. He explained the latest developments in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, how it has impacted society, and how attitudes toward the West and integration into Europe have been affected.