The American General on the YES forum talked about a “new kind of war” in Ukraine

Retired U.S. army General, head of the Institute for research of war Jack Keane noted that in Ukraine unfolds, “a new type of war”. He stated this at the 14th Annual meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES), organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

“What we see in Ukraine is a new type of war,” said retired General.

“They (Russia – Ed.) use a very powerful asymmetric war machine – for example, digital attacks, information. If it is to perform, you can understand that in the future we can expect a whole new type of war,” added Keane.

According to him, the major geopolitical risk – the competition for power in the world.

“The military are very sober assessment of what is happening, it will affect the military doctrine,” – said the head of the Institute for research of war.

Yalta European strategy (Yalta European Strategy, abbreviated as YES forum) is an annual conference organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

The conference gathers the most influential politicians and businessmen of Ukraine and the world, it has been held annually since 2004.


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The aim of the conference is the development of Ukraine and its European future, as well as establishing international ties.

The founder of the Yalta European strategy, Victor Pinchuk, a prominent Ukrainian businessman and philanthropist.