The energy production at Dnieper Hydroelectric Station in Ukraine represents one of the many possibilities for US-Ukraine collaboration. By Maxim Razin. CC-BY-SA-3.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
After Ukraine gained its independence in 1991, the United States sought to establish diplomatic relations with the new nation in order to encourage a democratic and secure Ukraine. Not only is Ukraine too large a nation to ignore, with a population of more than 42 million, but Ukraine is also situated between Russia and the NATO-affiliated European countries, a geostrategic location for both the United States and the European Union. As a means of influencing …read more
Source: Harvard International Review