Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for November 17, 2015

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

09-10 Topic: “Dynamics of hostilities in ATO zone in the last 4 days”
Captain I rank Leonid Matyukhin, ATO spokesman (via Skype)

10-00 Discussion “Did the Revolution of Dignity win: achievements and fails of the last 2 years & perspectives for civil society and Ukraine’s development in future”
Mykhailo Vynnytskyi, professor at National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” Business School
Serhiy Datsiuk, philosopher
Andriy Dlihach, general director of company group “Advanter Group”
Said Ismahilov, mufti of Ukrainian Muslim Association “Umma”
Georgiy Kovalenko, orthodox archpriest
Vsevolod Kozhemiako, “AGROTRADE” group founder and general director
Andriy Kurkov, writer
Ruslana Lyzhychko, singer, activist
Yuriy Lohush, Kyiv School of Economics president
Andriy Matsola, founder of private enterprise “First private brewery”
Oleksandr Paskhaver, Ukraine’s honoured economist
Danylo Pasko, founder of NGO “Easy Business”, “Horizon Capital” director
Ahtem Seitablaev, film director, scriptwriter, actor
Yevhen Utkin, “Kvazar-Micro” & “Sitronics”
Andriy Fedoriv, director of marketing company FEDORIV
Moderator: Valeriy Pekar, businessman, professor, activist

12-00 Topic: “Perspectives of Luhansk and Donetsk regions economic development”
Ielyzaveta Pushko-Tsybuliak, first deputy head of Luhansk Regional Military and Civil Administration
Yevhen Vilinskyi, first deputy head of Donetsk Regional Military and Civil Administration

12-30 Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, Presidential Administration spokesperson on ATO related issues

13-00 Topic: “Presenting results of research on topic “Civil arms in Ukraine: reality & myth”
Oleh Zarubynskyi, director of Ukrainian Institute of Research of Extremism
Bohdan Petrenko, expert
Ruslan Starovoitenko, expert

13-45 Topic: “Cultural diplomacy: concert of Ukrainian orchestra “NEW ERA orchestrа” (NEO) and Joshua Bell, American violinist and conductor
Tetyana Kalinichenko, conductor

16-00 Debates on topic: “Cutting budgetary expenditure: what, where and how”
Roman Kachur, Deputy Minister of Finances of Ukraine
Glib Vyshlinskiy, executive director at the Center for Economic Strategies
Pavlo Kuhta, advisor at the Center of Economic Strategy
Anatoliy Amelin, expert on investment
Danylo Monin, expert at public platform “New Country”
Oleksiy Heraschenko, businessman, writer
Valeriy Pekar, director of NGO “New Country”
Viktor Maziarchiuk, expert at Reanimation Package of Reforms
Ilona Solohub, researcher at Kyiv School of Economics
Moderator: Andriy Suslenko, journalist and TV presenter