July 10, 2023, 18:00


10:30 AM – Mick Ryan, Major general (retired) of the Australian Army, military expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (online);

Topics of focus:

  • Military and military-technical cooperation between Australia and Ukraine;
  • Possibility of supplying Australian F/A-18 aircraft to Ukraine;
  • Participation of Australian instructors in the training of Ukrainian military personnel;
  • Australian investments in Ukraine’s defense industry;

11:15 AM – Yevhen Horokhod, head of the charity organization Rukn Razom (Movement Together) (in person);

Topics of focus:

  • How the Rukn Razom (Movement Together) charitable Foundation plans to help Ukrainian children and the military;   
  • Medical care for Ukrainian children;
  • Prosthetics for Ukrainian defenders;
  • Production of anti-drone equipment;

12:00 PM – Vira Yastrebova, attorney, director of the NGO “Shidna Pravosazahisna Grupa” (Eastern Human Rights Group) (in person);;

Topics of focus:

  • Human rights violations in the temporarily occupied territories;
  • Forced mobilization of Ukrainians;
  • “Brainwashing” of children and teenagers;
  • Humanitarian situation in the temporarily occupied territories;

01:00 PM – Henri Vanhanen, military expert, research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in Helsinki (online);

Topics of focus:

  • Military and military-industry cooperation between Finland and Ukraine;
  • The 17th military assistance package from Finland;
  • Finland’s role as a NATO member;

Attention! Additional briefing!

02:00 PM – Kostyantyn Mashovets, military observer, coordinator of the Information Resistance group, colonel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (online);

Denys Yakovlev, dean of the faculty of psychology, political science and sociology of the National university “Odesa law academy”, PhD (in person);

Sabina Nikitenko, volunteer (in person);

Topics of focus:

Ukraine-NATO: support from the South;

The number of participants may change.

To subscribe to the daily monitoring of news from the south of Ukraine, follow the link.

From 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM., Media Center Ukraine — Odesa operates in co-working mode – we have high quality Wi-Fi coverage and a comfortable space. If possible, please notify the media center administrator via email, by phone or messengers about your visit.  In order to use the stadium parking for free, we kindly ask you to inform us the day before your arrival.

For more information +380500895830

Email: [email protected]

Find us here:

Website: https://mediacenter.org.ua/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CenterUkraine 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UkraineMediaCenter 

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@UkraineMediaCenterOdesa

Telegram: https://t.me/mcu_odesa

Read more: https://mediacenter.org.ua/news