Horbatenko Volodymyr

Yearly journal of scientific articles Pravova derzhava
Volume 34 (2023), 673-683 p.

DOI: 10.33663/1563-3349-2023-34-673-683

Horbatenko Volodymyr. Strategic partnership Ukraine Poland: challenges and achievements of wartime

One of the most important directions of modern development of Ukraine is bilateral relations with leading European countries. This policy paves the way for the recognition of its European identity and creates broad opportunities for international cooperation on a mutually beneficial basis. The Republic of Poland was and remainsone of the partners and reliable allies of Ukraine in wartime conditions. Accordingly, the proposed article examines the specifics of the development of the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the Republic of Poland in the conditions of a large scale war unleashed by Russia against Ukraine. The fundamental principles and principles on which the strategic partnership of Ukraine and Poland is based have been clarified. The specificity of state and non-state aid of the government and people of Poland to forced migrants from Ukraine has been revealed. The joint information policy of opposing Russian propaganda and disinformation is substantiated. The specifics of forming a mutually beneficial security strategy are summarized. The factors of  acceleration and optimization of the process of European integration of Ukraine with the assistance of the Polish leadership have been identified.

It was found that in the conditions of the war, the Ukrainian-Polish strategic partnership turned into a real form of full-fledged cooperation between the two states. Poland proved to be a reliableally and arbiter in the provision of military aid. Therefore, the prospects for military cooperation are related to the gradual strengthening of these relations, which can become the basis of a military-political union and unification of countries that consider confronting the Russian threat as a priority strategic task. The interaction between Ukraine and Poland in the political, economic and social spheres has also intensified to a great extent, which is a guarantee of the common future of both countries. In order to further understand the development offriendly relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Poland, it is important tounderst and the process of institutionalization of common security policy and to counter hybrid threats, to determine priorities in all areas not only for the medium term, but also for the long term, which requires the consolidated efforts of states men, scientists and the public of both friendly countries.

Key words: Russian-Ukrainian war, strategic partnership, mutually benefi cialcooperation, forced migration, countering disinformation, security strategy, European integration of Ukraine.

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