President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s chief of staff, Andriy Yermak, speaks on a range of topics, from the coronavirus crisis in Ukraine to reform and the government’s push for peace in Ukraine’s east. Yermak has been in the thick of the negotiation process and the fight to pass key legislation required to finalize the new International Monetary Fund program for Ukraine.  

Yermak has served as chief of staff for President Zelenskyy since February 2020. He discusses the administration’s current policies and provides an insider’s view on developments in Kyiv. Ambassador John Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, will moderate the discussion.

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The Eurasia Center’s mission is to promote policies that strengthen stability, democratic values, and prosperity in Eurasia, from Eastern Europe in the West to the Caucasus, Russia, and Central Asia in the East.