Foreign policy strategy of Ukraine in the context of the Russia-Ukraine war




export, foreign policy, protection of citizens’ rights, Russia-Ukraine war, territorial integrity.


The military invasion of the aggressor state into Ukraine is one of the most relevant topics in the recent Ukrainian and world academic literature because the results of the conflict will affect not only national interests but also the security and well-being of other states. Ukraine’s foreign policy strategy plays a significant role in the further development of the conflict. It improves relations with other states, obtaining support in the fight against the aggressor, restoring Ukraine's integrity and citizens' safety, counteracting the food crisis, etc. The study aims to determine the main strategic directions of Ukraine’s foreign policy, the characteristics of its legislative support, and its current state. The research used the following methods: economic and statistical analysis, the establishment of causal relationships, and the comparative method. The study identified and described six main directions of Ukraine’s foreign policy. Legislative documents that enshrine the outlined directions were identified. The government’s steps in specific directions were described. The statistical characteristics of individual areas of Ukraine’s foreign policy were outlined. The state of some aspects of Ukraine’s foreign policy before the war and after the full-scale invasion was compared. Ukraine’s prospects for achieving the desired results in the specified areas were assessed.


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Author Biographies

Yevheniia Horiunova, V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

PhD of Historical Sciences, Аssociate professor, Department of Philosophy and History, Educational and Scientific Humanitarian Institute, V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Viktor Shemchuk, Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, Lviv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Professor, Department of Theory of Law, Constitutional and Private Law, Faculty No.1 of the Institute for the Training of Specialists for Units of the National Police, Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, Lviv, Ukraine.

Pavlo Lysianskyi, National University "Odesa Law Academy", Odesa, Ukraine.

Graduate Student, Department of Political Theories of the National University "Odesa Law Academy", Odesa, Ukraine.

Zorina Vykhovanets, Pirogov Memorial National Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine.

PhD of Philosophical Sciences Associate professor, Department of Foreign Languages National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine.

Elvira Gerasymova, Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav, Pereyaslav, Ukraine.

Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor, Department of Philosophy and Social Anthropology named after Professor I. P. Stogni, Faculty of Historical and Social-Psychological Education, Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav, Pereyaslav, Ukraine.


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How to Cite

Horiunova, Y., Shemchuk, V., Lysianskyi, P., Vykhovanets, Z., & Gerasymova, E. (2022). Foreign policy strategy of Ukraine in the context of the Russia-Ukraine war. Amazonia Investiga, 11(60), 75–89.