Schedule of press briefings on October, 16th 2015

9-00 Topic: “Ministry of Defense of Ukraine: updates on the activities over the past week”
Lt. Oleksiy Chornobaj, Ministry of Defense of Ukraine spokesperson

09-10 Topic: “Dynamics of hostilities in ATO zone in the last 3 days”
Captain I rank Leonid Matyukhin, ATO spokesman (via Skype)

10-00 Topic: “Tendencies of local elections-2015 in Donetsk region”
Valentyn Krasnopyorov, coordinator at NGO “Strong communities of Donetsk region”

10-30 Topic: “Festival “From a country into Ukraine” [“Z krayiny v Ukrainu”] – a new vision of native culture”
Denys Bloschynskiy, ideologist and founder of the festival
Kateryna Lypa, lectures coordiantor
Natalka Leschenko, master-classes coordinator
Yevhen Romanenko, merited artist of Ukraine, frontman of the band “TaRUTA”

11-00 Topic: “Summarising the first year of lustration in Ukraine”
Yehor Sobolev, MP (“Samopomich” faction), Head of the Parliamentary Committee of the issues of preventing and counteracting corruption
Tetyana Kozachenko, Director of the Department on lustration issues at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, co-author of lustration law, co-founder of NGO “Civil committee on lustration”
Maksym Mankovskyi, Secretary at the Civil Council on lustration issues at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
Oleksandra Drik, Head of NGO “Civil committee on lustration”

12-00 Topic: “Searches at IT-companies: a civilized way of solving the problem and government -business cooperation”
Maksym Nefyodov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
Serhiy Demediuk, Head of Cybercrime Combating Department at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

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

13-00 Topic: “Dynamics of political opinions in Ukraine – presentation of International Republican Institute”
Michael Drakman, Director of the IRI’s Ukrainian representative office
Ihor Tyschenko, founder of sociological group “Rating”