Schedule of press-briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for October 17, 2016

10-00 Topic: “Art against the war”
Anatolyi Hotko, representative of the League of Veterans and ATO fighters “Karpatska Zemlya”
Oksana Aleksandrova, head of the NGO “Association of patients with pulmonary hypertension”
Yulia Hots, coordinator of the platform “People helping people”
Volodymyr Dovgan, ATO veteran

11-00 Topic: “Police efficiency and citizens’ rights. Finding a balance within the legislation”
Volodymyr Zhydenko, Head of the Legal Department at the National Police of Ukraine
Konstantyn Bushuev, deputy head of the National Police of Ukraine
Vladyslav Vlasyuk representative of the LeadOffice
Anton Gerashchenko, MP (“Narodnyi Front” faction), member of the Committee on Legislative Support of Law Enforcement
Mustafa Nayyem, MP of Ukraine (“Block Poroshenko” faction), member of the board at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
Oleksandr Banchuk, expert at the “Center for Political and Legal Reforms” and “Reanimation package of reforms”
Borys Malyshev, associate professor of Theory and History of State and Law at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, expert at “Reanimation package of reforms”
Mykola Havronyuk, professor of Criminal Law and Criminology at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, board member at the Center for Political and Legal Reforms
Yevgeniya Zakrevska, lawyer, representative of the “Lawyers Advisory Group”
Yevgen Krapyvin, expert at the “Police is under control”, Association of Ukrainian monitors of human rights in law enforcement

12-30 Col. Andriy Lysenko, Ministry of Defense spokesperson on ATO related issues

13-30 Topic: “Baltic States and Northern Europe: prospects of cooperation with Ukraine”
Yevhen Magda, director of the Center for public relations
Gennadyi Maksak, chairman of the Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian prism”
Maksym Kyyak, co-founder of “Global Ukraine” network
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of one of the Baltic States or states of Northern Europe

15-00 Topic: “Housing and communal split-up under political cover. Who has stolen budget funds?”|
Viktor Taran, activist of the “Pid controlem” anticorruption movement
Gleb Kanyevskyi, analyst of the “Pid controlem” anticorruption movement

15-30 Topic: “What did the Venice Commission if fact say about Ukrainian laws on peaceful assembly”
Mykhailo Lebid, human rights expert at the “No to police state” coalition
Mykhailo Kamenev, human rights expert at the “No to police state” coalition, former lawyer of the National Police of Ukraine
Ihor Lutsenko, MP (“Batkivshyna”)
Mykhailo Volynets, chairman of Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine

16-00 Topic: “Russian military aggression in eastern Ukraine”
Vilyen Pidgornyy, MOD Spokesperson
Note: briefing is given in English only