Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine crisis media center for December 18, 2014

9-00 Viktoria Kushnir, spokeswoman,  Ministry of Defense of Ukraine
Leonid Matyukhin, spokesman, ATO (via Skype)
Vladyslav Seleznyov, acting spokesman for the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces

12-00 Topic: “Postal services, dealing with humanitarian aid present their half year achievements”
Vyatcheslav Klimov, executive director and co-founder of “Nova Poshta”
Arseniy Finberg, coordinator for supporting IDPs at charity foundation “Everyone Can” (former “Volunteer Hundred”)
Georgiy Tuka, head and co-founder of civic movement “Narodniy Tyl”
Vitaliy Deynega, project coordinator at “Come Back Alive”

12-30 Col. Andriy Lysenko, the National Security and Defense Council information center spokesman

13-00 Topic: “Presentation of the unique project* “We have always felt your support”
*The project was introduced to 57 foreign affairs ministers of the OSCE member states
Dmytro Kuleba, Ukranian Ambassador at large, MFA Ukraine
Yulia Marushevska, Maidan civil activist, author of “I am Ukrainian” video
Gennadiy Kurochka, UCMC Board member

13-30 Round table: “Will Ukraine get out of the energy crisis?”
Yurii Ziukov, deputy minister for energy and coal industry of Ukraine
Ivan Plachkov, head of the “All-Ukrainian Energy Assembly”
Yurii Sakva, deputy head of the “All-Ukrainian Energy Assembly”
Dmytro Sakharchuk, head of the DTEK anti-crisis energy crew
Volodymyr Yegorov, deputy commerce director of “Donbasenergo”
Zinoviy Butsio, head of the government and media relations department at “Ukrenergo”
Moderator: Dmytro Vasylyev, Deputy Director of the Center for Energy Studies (

15-00 Topic: “Humanitarian situation in the Donbas region. Official position of Ukraine’s government on conflict resolution.”
Iryna Gerashchenko, Member of Parliament, President’s envoy for conflict settlement in Donetsk and Luhansk regions
Maria Ionova, Member of Parliament