Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine crisis media center for March 18, 2015

10-00 Nataliya Bystra, head of press-service for Ukraine’s Emergency Service

11-00 Topic: “Human rights abuses in Crimea: kidnapping, arrests and attacks on government critics”
Krassimir Yankov, researcher at Amnesty International Ukraine
Bohdan Ovcharuk, Amnesty International Ukraine spokesperson, member of the field mission

11-30 Topic: “Legal intricacies of public broadcasting in Ukraine”
Ihor Rozkladai, Media Law Institute, Reanimation Package of Reforms expert
Oksana Romanyuk, Institute of Mass Information
Natalia Lygachova, Chief Editor at “Chronicles”, STOP-Censorship movement

12-30 Col. Andriy Lysenko, ATO spokesperson

13-00 Topic: “New agenda for the Ukraine – EU association. Results of implementing the Association Agreement for the six months”
Ostap Semerak, MP from People’s Front Party, Ukraine’s Co-Chair of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association
Andrej Plenković, MEP, Co-Chair of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association
Jan Tombiński, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine
Ihor Burakovskyi, Director of the Institute for economic research and political consultations
Dmytro Shulga, Director at the International Renaissance Foundation
Angela Bochi, senior economist at the International Center for Policy Studies
Olga Gurbych, member of the National Commission on financial market services regulation
Taras Kachka, acting President of the American Chamber of Commerce
Ihor Kogut, Head of the Council at the Agency for Legislative initiatives
Taras Mykhalnyuk, Director of the Open Ukraine Foundation
Volodymyr Fesenko,  Center of Applied Political Studies „Penta“
Moderator: Sergiy Sydorenko, coordinator of the online news source „Evropeiska pravda“

14-30 Topic: “First results of decentralization reforms”
Yuriy Derevyanko, MP from the VOLIA Party
Viktor Rudko, head of Manyava village, Ivano-Frankivsk region
Yaroslav Zderka, head of Stari Bogorodchany village, Ivano-Frankivsk region
Ivan Mosiuk, head of Starunya village, Ivano-Frankivsk region

15-45 Topic: “Explanation concerning payments to ATO soldiers”
Vladyslav Seleznyov, spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine