24 February - one year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Published 16-02-2023

Planned events in Denmark and resources available to media.

On Friday 24 February it will be a year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Please find below a link to a fact sheet on the Danish support for Ukraine and listings of the the wide range of events organised in Denmark next week to mark 24 February.

Fact sheet 

Since the outbreak of the war, Danish support to Ukraine has amounted to approximately EUR 659 million in military support and EUR 192 million in civilian, including humanitarian, contributions, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (figures provided on February 22 2023).

To get the full overview, you can access the latest version of the document ‘Danish Support for Ukraine’ (download as PDF under MORE INFORMATION) via this link:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs -  Danish Support for Ukraine


22 February: Baltic Sea Region security challenges after Ukraine
International conference at DIIS (The Danish Institute for International Studies)
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22 February: Cultural heritage at war
The Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus will host an event on their exhibition ‘Vikings in the East’. It features important Ukranian artifacts that Moesgaard is safekeeping from the war.  
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23 February: One year into the Russian invasion of Ukraine
University of Copenhagen will host a conference where leading experts on European security and Ukraine will discuss the war. The event is by The Centre for European Politics, the Centre for Military Studies, the European Commission and the Danish Foreign Policy Society.
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24 February: Folketinget supports Ukraine
Members of The Royal Family, the Danish Government, Parliament and others take part in service at Holmens Kirke, Copenhagen.
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24 February: Event at Copenhagen City Hall
The Prime Minister, the Ukrainian Ambassador and The Lord Mayor will be at Copenhagen City Hall to mark the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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24 February: One year of war in Ukraine
Dansk Erhverv, Danish Refugee Council and other partners take part in event at Børsen, Copenhagen.
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24 February: Official opening of 'Ukraine House in Denmark’
Speeches, panel debate and exhibition marks the opening of new cultural centre in Copenhagen.
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24 February: Journalists at the front line
The organisation ‘Danske Medier’ hosts an event to shed light on the media’s challenging year of covering the war in Ukraine.
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24 February: Demonstration at the Russian Embassy in Copenhagen
A broad group of political youth parties have planned a demonstration the Russian Embassy in Copenhagen.
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24 February: Support event for Ukraine

Vesterbro, a part of Copenhagen, hosts an event in support of Ukraine. Amongst the speakers are the ambasador of Ukraine, Mykhailo Vydoinyk, and the mayor of Copenhagen, Sophie Hæstorp Andersen.

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Peter Krause
S:Head of Office, IPC