New opportunities for cooperation between Ukraine and the United Kingdom after Brexit
Keywords:relations between Ukraine and the United Kingdom, Brexit, cooperation model, the United Kingdom global influence strategy
The article is concerned with the study of Ukrainian-British relations after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The main purpose of the research is to determine the most effective model of post-Brexit cooperation. To this end, the key factors of relations have been identified, which are: deterrence of the Russian Federation aggressive policy, the implementation of the UK global influence strategy and the “special relationship” between the UK and the United States. The conducted research allowed determining the effect of these factors through the main dimensions of cooperation and finding out the points of intersection of the parties’ interests. In addition, the main constraints on the prospects for interaction have been identified, among which there is a need to overcome the effects of the current pandemic and address British internal problems of leaving the EU. It is concluded that Brexit opens a window of opportunity to intensify the bilateral dialogue, which will allow Ukraine to best satisfy its own interests in the context of national security in the process of interaction with the UK.
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