Ukrainian companies at CES 2018: 15 startups which make the nation proud

Dear friends of Ukraine, 
​You'll find a complete account of the latest information at Newsletter No.216.

​Here are the highlights.

Week’s balance: IMF is back, Naftogaz announces gas purchase from Gazprom, hryvnia growing.

A Tesla car among bikes”: key facts about one Ukrainian startup.

Antonov Airlines joins Falcon Heavy launch.

Natural designs take center stage at Kyiv Fashion Week.

Ukraine is original in its own way of being fashionable, - Isagus Toche, French eco-designer.

Ukraine deports Georgian ex-President Saakashvili to Poland.

The paid word: who owns Ukrainian media.

Ukraine’s new state coal giant – reform conduit or corruption sinkhole?

Who wins and who loses with the new Polish law on national memory.

Unknown facts about the annexation of Crimea: the essentials. Facts that became known after questioning in the high treason case of Ukrainian ex-President Yanukovych.

Former Head of SBU testifies against Yanukovych.

Volodymyr Balukh “It's much worse to live your life on your knees, than to die standing.”

Volodymyr Balukh “It's much worse to live your life on your knees, than to die standing.”

Macron: Implementation of Minsk agreements reaches a deadlock, more effective steps needed.

Russia can escalate situation in Ukraine at any moment – Poroshenko.

Lithuanian president on Russia's Iskander in Kaliningrad: A threat to half of Europe.

Russia supplies Kurds with weapons and ammunition to fight the Turkish army.

Hungary blocks NATO-Ukraine Defense Commission.
Hungary helps Russia break NATO from inside - Ukrainian MP.

Pranksters are one of the weird Pro-Kremlin propaganda tools. They call high-level politicians who don’t have good relations with the Kremlin and, using a variety of pretexts, attempt to provoke them into saying something politically incorrect.

Up-to-date hub school opens in frontline village.

Up-to-date hub school opens in frontline village.

Ukraine will need about 40 years to clear the Donbas of mines.

How can OSCE observe Russian ‘elections’ that are being illegally held in occupied Crimea?

Voting in Crimea will delegitimize Russia’s presidential elections.

LGBT in Crimea: 'People are afraid'. LGBT people in Crimea tell how life has changed since Russia illegally annexed the peninsula in 2014.

Homes of Crimean Tatars demolished in Crimea.

An engineer regiment of the Russian military held courses teaching school children from Crimea to plant and defuse landmines.

"Reconstruction" of Khan Palace: Occupiers violating UNESCO Convention.

Modernized past: how today’s Ukrainian culture combines tradition and modernity.

Modernized past: how today’s Ukrainian culture combines tradition and modernity.

Ukrainian Feature film to enter Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival.

Life and legacy of famous Ukrainian director Les Kurbasdepicted in Exhibition.

Ukraine’s UNESCO churches: Traditional Carpathian wooden churches are topic of lecture
Please read more about the new developments in Ukraine in Newsletter No.216 

Wild-honey farmers of Polissya: people of the forest.
Wild-honey farmers of Polissya
: people of the forest.

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