Ukrainian Counteroffensive

A Military and Political Analysis of the Ukrainian Counteroffensive

Expert assessments and public discussion


On 20 June 2023, the Austria Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) organised an event at the Diplomatic Academy Vienna (DA) on the occasion of the launched counter-offensive of Ukraine. Albin Rentenberger (Principal Lecturer, Institute for Higher Military Leadership/LVAk) presented an overview of the militarily relevant aspects explaining the context of the counter-offensive. A political perspective on the topic was provided by Thomas Mayr-Harting (Former Executive Director, European External Action Service (EEAS)). After the experts' contributions, which were moderated by Werner Fasslabend (AIES), the audience was invited to ask questions.