Online-Discussion “Ukraine and the Sea of Azov”

David Saha, Consultant of the German Economic Team, spoke about the economic importance of the Sea of Azov for Ukraine on Friday, July 17 in the online-discussion “Ukraine and the Sea of Azov: Economic bottleneck, security hot spot, ecological problem area and object of dispute under international law”, hosted by the Representation of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine and the NGO “Donbas Gates” (Ukraine).

Further speakers included Olena Zerkal, Advisor to the Chairman of the Board at Naftogaz Ukraine and former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine on European integration; Dr. Wilfried Jilge, German Council on Foreign Relations; Kostiantyn Demianenko, Institute of Fisheries and Marine Ecology in Berdyansk; and Hanna Shelest, Ukraine Analytica.

The discussion was moderated by Alvydas Medalinskas, Political Analyst at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Deputy Chairman of the NGO “Donbas Gates”; and Marcel Röthig, Resident Representative of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine.