About the issue

The 21st issue of the yearbook Diplomatic Ukraine contains 47 publications, including scientific articles on the current state and history of international relations, interviews, memoirs, book reviews, and op-ed pieces. Among the authors, there are ambassadors of Argentina, France, Germany, Morocco, Switzerland, veterans of diplomatic service, ambassadors of Ukraine abroad, and contemporary Ukrainian historians. The introductory article by Dmytro Kuleba, Minister for Foreign Affairs, outlines the barriers this tumultous year has placed before Ukrainian diplomacy and argues that the year of 2020 is the time of unexpected and unpredictable challenges. Nonetheless, for diplomats, dealing with these challenges is the daily routine.


The issue comprises the following sections: 'History of Diplomacy', 'Institutional History of Diplomacy through the Eyes of Those Involved', ‘Diplomat’s Professional Opinion’, ‘Diplomatic Corps of Ukraine’, ‘Modern Diplomacy: Concepts and Realities’, ‘Geopolitics in Modern World’, ‘Figures and Events’, 'Public Diplomacy', and ‘Bibliography’.