UAH 6,659, 11,951 and 7,451, an equivalent of $256, 450 and 280 – this is how an average Ukrainian sees desired subsistence, average wage and pension across Ukraine, according to SOCIS, a sociology center. According to the State Statistics Bureau, the real numbers are UAH 1,777, 8,725 and 2,479 respectively, or around $68, 335 and 95.
yesterday , Andriy Holub
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Germany’s special envoy to Ukraine on reform in governance and decentralization, Georg Milbradt, about German government assistance in the implementation of reforms and about the successes and difficulties faced in this process.
13 July, Olha Vorozhbyt
Ukraine’s economy has nearly recovered to prewar levels, but for it to go into higher gear, there needs to be a serious a shift in policy priorities
10 July, Oleksandr Kramar
How experience and venal calculus are turning some Ukrainians away from liberal reforms
5 July, Maksym Vikhrov
How to solve one of the country's most difficult problems and why the state is stubbornly unwilling to do so
3 July, Roman Malko
Talk about electoral reform has come to the forefront yet again. Should any real action be expected in the near future?
2 July, Andriy Holub
Why there is no party for the middle class in Ukraine and it is left to populists to express the interests of all social strata
1 July, Maksym Vikhrov
Why Ukrainian sport did not become part of the legal economy
27 June, Ivan Verbytskiy
After the US withdrawal from the Iran treaty, indignant EU governments are looking for new ways to keep agreements with Tehran
24 June, Michael Binyon
How to overcome Russian cultural domination
21 June, Denys Kazanskyi
Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00
The 8th Book Arsenal
May 30-June 3. Art Arsenal. vul. Lavrska 10-12, Kyiv
What does humanity dream of further? How to resist dehumanization in changing times? Can modern technologies create a (super)human? How to learn in the era of a new technological revolution? Answers to these questions will be sought by 200 Ukrainian writers and 95 guests from 31 countries. Visitors will be able to buy the latest books, talk with authors, publishers and illustrators. The Festival includes separate programs for children, visual arts in books, and contemporary music. To avoid lines, you can buy your tickets on the Art Arsenal site.
Tue, 29 May 2018 19:00
Myroslav Skoryk Jazzed Up
Tchaikovsky National Music Academy. Horodetskoho 1-3/11, Kyiv
In Ukraine, Myroslav Skoryk is known for his classical works such as the famed Melody. In this performance, he joins the Kyiv Soloists Chamber Orchestra in a jazz interpretation of some of his works. The performance will also include the piano duo of Myroslav Drahan and Oksana Rapita, along with the producer of this jazz program, cellist Oleksandr Priyev.
Sun, 27 May 2018 00:00
Molodist Film Festival
May 27-June 3. UBK Beach at Trukhaniv Ostriv; Ukraine and Cinema City film theaters; MasterClass education space – Kyiv
Ukrainian and international professional and amateur cinema, debut and student films, retro-films, a program for kids—this festival, one of the biggest in Ukraine, offers more than 200 film viewings. During the festival week, Poshtova Ploshcha will function as an open-air theater. The festival will have open stages there and at other sites around the city presenting the “Long nights of short films” program. This year’s competition will include 21 movies by Ukrainian directors, filmed in Ukraine or co-produced.
Mon, 21 May 2018 19:00
Kyivska Vesna - Kyiv Spring
Volodymyrskiy Uzviz 2, Kyiv
The theme of this 10th festival (May 21-25) is the classical and the modern. German pianist Christopher Park opens the program with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto accompanied by the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Roman Kofman. On the second day, guests will hear the New Ukrainian Music project, presenting the works of five young Ukrainian composers. Following this will be La Damnation de Faust, a chamber orchestra concert, and Mozart and Rachmaninoff performed by the choir of the National Opera of Ukraine.
Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00
Kyiv Art Week
May 18-27. 12 museums and galleries around Kyiv
Lectures and discussions on the arts, exhibits in various museums of Kyiv, films about painting and a contemporary art fair. This is the first international-scale professional art event in Ukraine, organized in the style of international art weeks, which have proven to be the most effective way to develop the arts scene in a city. The project involves state and municipal museums, private and public galleries and cultural centers.