Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for December 8, 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 3 days”
Captain I rank Leonid Matyukhin, ATO spokesman (via Skype)

10-00 Topic: “Ukrainian cinema: 900 arguments of Dovzhenko Film Studio. Presentation of a cinema concert based on films produced at Dovzhenko Studio and Larysa Kadochnikova collage exhibition”
Oles Yanchuk,  general director of Dovzhenko Film Studio
Serhiy Trymbach, head of the Ukrainian Association of Cinematographers
Roman Balayan, cinematographer, scriptwriter, producer
Larysa Kadochnykova, honoured artist of Ukraine
Yevgen Nyschuk, honoured artist of Ukraine
Vlada Lytovchenko, project coordinator, head of the International Foundation for Cultural Cooperation
Oksana Starak, autor of the project “Blessed Ukraine. Traditions and modern times”
Ihor Sokolovskyi, project producer

11-00 Topic: “The threat of polio: children have a right to be protected”
Dennis King, World Health Organisation representative
Dina Pfeifer, World Health Organisation representative
Dragoslav Popovich, UNICEF representative

12-00 Topic: “Renovation of Ukrainian media broadcasting on Ukraine-controlled territories of Luhansk and Donetsk regions”. UCMC pilot project “Spokesperson of peaceful life”
Andriy Shapovalov, director of Luhansk Regional State TV & Radio Company (via Skype)
Illya Suzdaliev, chief editor at Donetsk Regional TV & Radio Company (via Skype)

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

13-00 Topic: “Presenting results of “DE” art workshops and announcing art exhibition on de-communisation”
Leonid Maruschak, curator of Ukraine Crisis Media Center’s art initiative, initiator of “DE” workshop
Olha Honchar, assistant at UCMC art initiative
Yevhenia Molyar, fine art expert, curator of “Izoliatsiya” foundation, project SOVIET MOSAICS IN UKRAINE
Alina Yakubenko, artist, curator of visual part of “DE” workshop

14-30 Discussion on topic: “Tax reform and fighting corruption: implementing the world’s best practices in Ukraine”
Natalia Yaresko, Minister of Finances of Ukraine
Robert Conrad, advisor to Ukraine’s Minister of Finance
Daniel Kaufmann, president and executive director of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Moderator: Andy Hunder, president of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine