On the 230th day of the war, on 11 October 2022, Ambassador of Ukraine to Denmark Mykhailo Vydoinyk took part in the meeting of the Danish Atlantic Council (Atlantsammenslutningen) which took place at the Frederiksberg Palace that served as the royal residence and now houses the Royal Danish Military Academy.
The event was attended by members of the Danish Atlantic Council, as well as invited guests representing the defence, business consulting and media sectors of the country.
The Ukrainian Ambassador told the meeting participants about the situation on the battlefield in Ukraine, the priorities of the Ukrainian army to achieve the complete liberation of Ukrainian land, the necessary joint global efforts to repel armed aggression from the terrorist state of Russia which had carried out a massive missile strike on critical infrastructure and civilian objects of Ukraine. He also emphasized the need to support Ukraine′s Euro-Atlantic aspirations.
In turn, the Danish side was interested in the prospects of a military campaign in the winter period, as well as rough estimates of the duration of the military conflict with Russia, the reasons for the intentional damage to critical European energy infrastructure, as well as to the transport passage through the Kerch Strait, probably carried out by Russia itself, issue of strengthening cyber security and countering disinformation.
During the meeting, the activities of the Danish-Ukrainian Committee (Den danske Ukraine komité) were presented. This public organization raises funds to support Ukraine with weapons and security equipment in the struggle for freedom and peace. The Danish side informed that for this purpose, Danish individuals and companies have already transferred 53.6 million Danish kroner (about $7 million) to Ukraine.