U.S.-UKRAINE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
Possible fields for cooperation in the energy sector
Being cautious in the support of Ukraine does not ‘appease the aggressor’, but provides the aggressor with more time to implement its strategy. Silence or pauses with supportive statements at Ukraine’s request are interpreted by Russia as a weakness.
We advise to announce in advance that the U.S. plan systemic support to Ukraine and why exactly such support will be provided. In the energy sector, this means investments in cybersecurity and physical protection of infrastructure, in nuclear energy, in electric transport. Ukraine also deserves for fast implementation of projects, which would integrate its infrastructure with the European one. This includes synchronization with the power system of continental Europe (ENTSO-E) by 2023. This could also mean special conditions for Ukraine for the development of gas infrastructure in the region…