Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for May 19, 2015

9-00 Col. Viktoria Kushnir, Ministry of Defense of Ukraine spokesperson

Lt. Leonid Matukhin, ATO spokesman (via Skype)

11-00 Topic: “Participation of representatives of Ukrainian business and cultural environment in an unofficial level in the world exhibition EXPO2015 Milan”
Iryna Tereschenko, volunteer, president of the Youth Animal Protection League, member of “Ecology” visionary project “Nova Kraina”
Tatiana Jafarova, volunteer, co-founder of NGO “Narodnyi Tyl”, founder of the charity foundation “Mystetskyi Tyl”
Sergey Marchuk, volunteer, regional representative of “Lino Sonego” in Ukraine and Russia
Svitlana Kazanchuk, volunteer, expert group coordinator at visionary project “Nova Kraina”

12-30 Col. Andriy Lysenko, Presidential Administration spokesperson on issues connected with ATO

14-00 Topic: “Overview of the investment market in Ukraine”
Jaanika Merilo, Managing Director of “Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association” (UVCA), co-founder “ICT Competence Center”
Andriy Kolodyuk, Founder and Managing Partner “AVentures”, Chairman of the Board at the UVCA
Sevki Acuner, EBRD Ukraine Director
Yaroslava Z. Johnson, president and CEO of Western NIS Enterprise Fund
Roman Semenuha, MP from “Samopomich” party, member of the Parliamentary Committee on Information and Communication

15-00 Topic: “What hinders implementation of the pension reform in Ukraine?”
Pavlo Rozenko, Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine
Oleksiy Zarudnyi, Chairman of the Pension Fund of Ukraine

17-00 Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, Commander U.S. Army Europe