Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov attended AWS re:Invent 2022, where he explained the support he received from AWS during the start of the Russian invasion. The company provided the Ukrainian government with access and resources for cloud migration of state records, databases, and critical information infrastructure that enabled the continued operation of the economy, tax system, banks, and public administration in general.
According to the official, there was not a day when they could not work, even under missile attacks or when they do not have enough electricity. He assured that this war showed that the digital infrastructure is the most resistant, since it cannot be destroyed so easily with bombs.
The mission of the Ukrainian official in Las Vegas was to sign a "Memorandum of Understanding" with AWS to promote the development of cloud technology in government agencies and companies, as well as education programs on AWS products so that Ukrainians can find new positions. job in the IT sector.