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Ukrainian member airline of the Turkish Atlasjet will start operating international and domestic flights from Lviv and other Ukrainian cities in May 2015. In addition to regular flights, the carrier plans charter flights to popular resorts in Turkey, Montenegro and Egypt. Atlasjet Ukraine will have a base at Danyla Halytskyi Lviv airport.
Ukraine is ranked 88th for businesses according to Forbes’ Best Countries for Business report ranking 146 countries and stays in the list between El Salvador and Madagascar. Last year, Ukraine took the 99th place, five places up compared with 2012.
Note, that Russia ranks 91th and is below Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Georgia (47th), Azerbaijan (60th), Kazakhstan (65th), Ukraine (88th) and Moldova (75th).
Kyiv City Council deputies at a meeting on Thursday December 25, 2014 decided to ban the use of fireworks in Kyiv until the end of the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine. A total of 87 Kyiv City Council deputies voted for this decision.
On December 22 at 17:00 in Boryspil airport terminal “D” Kyiv Academic Municipal Brass Orchestra will play the concert featuring New Year and Christmas holidays.
The concert program will include works of European composers and Christmas music, writes Kyiv City State Administration website.
Ukraine needs to increase food exports to foreign markets and ensure sufficient supply to the domestic one. This was announced today by Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk, presenting the program of the government, according to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.
The UEFA Executive Committee has banned Crimean football clubs from participating in competitions organized by the Russian Football Union.
Ukraine will transfer to the European standardization system. It refuses 15,000 Soviet state standards and the adopts the European ones. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Arsenii Yatseniuk on his Twitter page.
The Cabinet will introduce additional responsibility for payment of wages in envelopes and illegal circulation of cash. This was stated by Chairman of the Government Arsenii Yatseniuk during a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
The first month of winter promises to bring a variety of bright and festive events, including cheerful Christmas fairs, where you can drink mulled wine, buy a souvenir gingerbread and Christmas decorations. It is where you can experience the magic of the New Year and to believe in a fairy tale.
According to Google the growth of Ukrainian content on YouTube for October 2013 – October 2014 amounted to 37%. This was stated by the Director of the YouTube Partner Program in Eastern Europe Yuri Khazanov at a press conference.
Top Ukraine-produced news channels included “Gromadske TV” with 307 thousand subscribers and more than 126 million views, “Espreso-TV» (182 thousand subscribers and 33 million views), “Channel 5” (210 thousand subscribers and 113 million views).