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David Lipton, IMF: Ukraine risks reversing

Can Ukraine count on the next tranche, what is important for the IMF now, and what is wrong with the Ukrainian reforms those are the matters the UP have discussed with the First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF David Lipton.

Timothy Snyder: Brexit Is Not Going to Lead to the End of the EU. It Will Lead to Some Kind of Different Europe

Timothy Snyder is an American historian who has been researching the tragic history of the Eastern Europe for many years. Snyder diligently monitors modern day Ukraine and putinist Russia because he considers that many things which are happening here right now can repeat themselves in his native US.

Without Any Chance. Afanasiev and Soloshenko on How Russian FSB Breaks Its Captives

I ask the conductor: "And if theres a fire in the cabin-youll open the bars for us to jump?" He replies "No, its easier for me to write you off, than try and sort out where you all rand off to." (ukr.)

Marysia Nikitiuk: Todays Character is a Bad Man with a Kind Heart and an Incredible Sense of Guilt

"The Eastern vector is interesting to the audiences. But they are interested in todays events. Many distributors are tired of movies about WW2. They are interested in how Eastern Europe lives now" says Marysia Nikitiuk, Ukrainian screenwriter who won Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast award during the Cannes Film Festival in May this year

Oleh Sych: Antivirus Software Stood no Chance Against Russian Attack on Ukraines Power Grid

Oleh Sych is CTO of Zillya! Antivirus a Kyiv-based software company. Zillya! helped the SBU to investigate the largest and most successful hacker attack in Ukraines history, when Prykarpattyaoblenergo was forced to black out, leaving parts of the city of Ivano-Frankivsk and a number of towns and villages in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast without electricity days before Catholic Christmas.

Svetlana Alexievich: Any War is Still Murder

Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2015. Now she came to Kyiv to present the Ukrainian translations of her works. Svetlanas books are the encyclopedia of the Soviet empire, a research on the red man, who suffered himself and caused others to suffer.