Johnson was consistently recognized by international legal directories as a leading lawyer in Ukraine’s corporate, banking and finance and energy sectors. Johnson was awarded a Commemorative Medal on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence by President Petro Poroshenko in recognition of her contribution to Ukraine over the past 23 years.
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He responded by taking Crimea, a peninsula he feared would host a NATO naval base, and working to destabilize Ukraine until it abandoned its efforts to join the West. After all, the West had been moving into Russia’s backyard and threatening its core strategic interests, a point Putin made emphatically and repeatedly.
Elites in the United States and Europe have been blindsided by events only because they subscribe to a flawed view of international politics.
Three main directions in cooperation will be discussed at the Summit: cooperation with civil society and active citizens, cooperation with business and cooperation between twin cities.
The IMS format allows participants to get inspired and build a strong international network with prominent global leaders of urban transformation, meet visionaries in city development, mayors, experts, as well as change agents from civil society and business. It will be focused on cooperation as a tool of city transformation to respond to the needs of citizens. Ambassador to Ukraine Dmytro Krepak, Acting Group Country Manager, CIS&SEE, Visa Mykhaylo Shelemba, CEO, Data Group Oleksandr Slobozhan, Executive Director, AUC Ms. Gianluca Galletto, Advisor to the Mayor’s Office of New York City Mr. Claire Roumet, Director of Energy Cities Moderation by: Andriy Andrushkiv Dr. Matthias Vogel, Executive Director Waste Management CEE and Country Director Ukraine, c/o Veolia Umweltservice West Gmb H Ms.Since the mid-1990s, Russian leaders have adamantly opposed NATO enlargement, and in recent years, they have made it clear that they would not stand by while their strategically important neighbor turned into a Western bastion.For Putin, the illegal overthrow of Ukraine’s democratically elected and pro-Russian president -- which he rightly labeled a “coup” -- was the final straw.In this view, the ouster of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February 2014 merely provided a pretext for Putin’s decision to order Russian forces to seize part of Ukraine.But this account is wrong: the United States and its European allies share most of the responsibility for the crisis.The Mayor of Oslo is Head of the City Council and the highest-ranking representative of the city. Marianne Borgen was elected Mayor by the City Council on October 21 2015. They have three adult children, two grandchildren and live in Østensjø District.