General info about Ukraine

Ukraine in a country located in Eastern Europe. It shares borders with Belarus in the north-west, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary in the west, Romania and Moldova in the south-west, Russia in the east and in the north. In the south it is washed by the Black Sea and in the south-east by the Sea of Azov.
Ukraine’s area is 603 628 sq km.
The population of Ukraine amounts to 42 965 105 people (as of 01.11.2014 excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and city of Sevastopol) according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
Capital: Kyiv (2809 million people).
State Language: Ukrainian.
The most widespread religions are: Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Protestant Churches, Judaism, Islam (especially among the Crimean Tatars). Most of the believers are Christian.
State System: Parliamentary-Presidential Republic.
Time zone: EET (UTC+2); Summer time: EEST (UTC+3).
Monetary Unit: hryvnia (1 UAH = 100 Kopijok)

Currency exchange rates (as of 17.11.2015):
1 USD = 23.77 UAH
1 EUR = 25.36 UAH

Entry regime and visa requirements for foreigners entering Ukraine.

Place of the event:
Hotel Rus
4 Hospitalna str., Kyiv 01601, Ukraine
GPS: latitude 50.435803, longitude 30.524354
Tel.: +38 044 256 40 00
Fax: +38 044 289 43 96
E-mail: info@hotelrus.kiev.ua

How to Reach from:
Central Railway Station – http://bit.ly/1GXxzdE
Airport “Kyiv” – http://bit.ly/1zvRAFw
Boryspil International Airport – http://bit.ly/1DQ7w0s

Hotel Rus – Young Spectator’s Theatre (15/17 Lyps’ka str.) – http://bit.ly/1YfwrYz

Uklon taxi: http://www.uklon.com.ua/
Sova taxi: 907 from mobile phone (callback);
Panda taxi: +38 (067) 505-15-27;
Absolute taxi: +38 (044) 455-95-95
Lider taxi: +38 (044) 496-07-07

Please ask for checks to get reimbursement.

All costs of the event are covered by the International Charitable Foundation “AIDS Foundation East-West” (AFEW-Ukraine).

Tickets compensation will be made only providing that there will be original tickets to Kiev and back. AFEW-Ukraine will pay only for reserved seat tickets for the economy class/compartment coach/second class in Intercity+ trains and bus tickets.