Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for December 18, 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

09-15 Topic: “Dynamics of hostilities in ATO zone in the last 3 days”
Captain I rank Leonid Matyukhin, ATO spokesman (via Skype)

09-30 Topic: “General update on OSCE SMM activity and the security situation in Ukraine”
Alexander Hug, Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

10-00 Topic: “First anniversary of Free Crimea project”
Georgiy Logvynskyi, MP, “Narodnyi front” [People’s Front] faction
Dmytro Tymchuk, MP, “Narodnyi front” [People’s Front] faction, Head of the Center for military and political studies
Olexandr Iankovskiy, head of TV and radio project “Krym.Realii” [“Crimea.Reality”]  at the Radio Liberty
Olesya Yakhno, political expert
Moderator: Taras Berezovets, ideologist of the “Free Crimea” project

11-00 Topic: “American civil initiative assists Armed Forces of Ukraine in launching their own radio station in ATO zone”
Jim Hake, founder and Chief Executive Officer of the charitable organization “Spirit of America”
Isaac Eagan, “Spirit of America” Director of Field Operations
Oleksiy Makukhin, advisor to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine
Major Serhiy Tetelytskyi, radio station director

11-30 Topic: “Institute for Regional Press Development presents the most informative websites of the central government bodies”
Liudmyla Pankratova, lawyer, director of the monitoring project

12-00 Topic: “How to apply for a job and where to receive free-of-charge legal aid? NGOs inform on the needs of local people from Luhansk and Donetsk regions”. UCMC pilot project “Spokesperson of peaceful life”
Maryna Lebed, coordinator of the “Respectable work for soldiers” employment center (via Skype)
Denys Grechko, project manager at the charitable foundation “Goreniye” (via Skype)

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

13-00 Topic: “Building the gas market in Ukraine: year two”
Mykhailo Bno-Ayriyan, head of European Integration Department at the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine
Oleksandr Vovk, advisor to the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine
Yelyzaveta Badanova, chief legal consultant at the national joint-stock company “Naftogaz”
Andriy Boitsun, research director at the Centre for Economic Strategy
Roman Nitsovych, program manager at DiXi Group