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ANCIENT TRADITIONS OF WINTER GREETING WILL COME TO LIFE NEAR KYIV

On November, 23 and 24 Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus («The Kyivan Rus Park») invites to make a thrilling time travel in a thousand years ago and join the ancient rites of the ancestors. Slavic amusements, horse shows, horse riding, tasty dishes prepared on open fire and hot drinks, merry games and contests, fiery round dances will be waiting for the guests. And all of this in the atmosphere of living Middle Ages!
Ancient Kyiv opens at 10:00. The program starts at 13:30 and lasts till 18:000.
The ticket price: a full adult ticket – 190.00 UAH, for pensioners and students – 150.00 UAH; for schoolchildren – 80.00 UAH, for preschool children – for free.
Ancient Kyiv in the «Kyivan Rus Park» is situated in the vill. Kopachiv, Obukhiv district, Kyiv region. Route taxis leave from Kyiv from the «Vydybitchi» metro station
Detailed information on the website www.parkkyivrus.com
The Interfax subscribers can save money with the “openbusiness-20” promo code for a 20%-discount for the adult ticket (at full price) to the Principality of Kyivan Rus:
– by previous order by tel.: +38 044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35
– or at the cash desk at the entrance to the «Kyivan Rus Park».

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4G TO BE LAUNCHED IN KYIV SUBWAY IN Q1 2020

The start of the 4G network in Kyiv subway is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020, advisor to Kyiv Mayor Maksym Bakhmatov said. According to him, in particular, it is planned to first connect the following subway stations in the 4G network: Akademmistechko, Zhytomyrska, Sviatoshyn, Nyvky, Heroiv Dnipra, Minska, Obolon, Syrets, and Dorohozhychi and Lukianivska, and at the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2021 to connect all stations and tunnels.
According to Bakhmatov, to date, negotiations have already been held and a common implementation scheme has been approved with the key mobile operators Vodafone Ukraine, Kyivstar and lifecell.
At the same time, he said that for the implementation of the project it is still necessary that the municipal enterprise Kyiv Metropoliten signs technical conditions, and the Kyiv City Council approves tariffs for telecom access to municipal transport facilities of the city. In addition, Huawei Ukraine needs to review the subway sites, develop and coordinate a working project for 4G implementation, conduct expert reviews by the relevant government services, and Kyiv Metropoliten and operators to prepare, coordinate and sign an access agreement, then sign a common document with Huawei Ukraine about the start of work.

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“THE WORLD OF HORSES” NEAR KYIV

On November,16 and 17 a show-program “The world of horses” will take place in the «Kyivan Rus Park».
An interesting program with horse-trick performances, live vocal, theatrical performances on historical theme, and traditional Slavic funs there will be for the guests. Also the visitors will be presented a historical horse breeds collection from all over the world in the Princely stable.
Ancient Kyiv opens at 10:00. The program starts at 13:30 and will last till 18:00.
The ticket price: a full ticket for an adult – 190 UAH., for pensioners and students – 150 UAH., for schoolchildren – 80 UAH., preschool children – for free.
Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of «Kyivan Rus» is not far from the modern Kyiv – only in a 45-minutes drive – in the Kyivan region, Obukhivskiy district, vill. Kopachiv. Route taxis from Kyiv leave from the «Vydubychi» metro, according to the schedule on the website.
The Interfax subscribers can spare money using the promo code “openbusiness-20” for the 20% discount when buying a ticket for an adult (at full price) to the Principality of Kyivan Rus:
– by previous booking by tel.: +38 044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35
– at the cash desk at the entrance to the «Kyivan Rus Park».

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UKRAINE’S LOW COST SKYUP AIRLINE TO LAUNCH DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM KYIV TO BARI

Ukraine’s low cost SkyUp Airlines on March 30, 2020 will launch direct flights from Kyiv to Bari (Italy).
The press service of the airline reported that the flights will be performed twice a week – on Mondays and Fridays.
The cost of a one-way ticket without luggage starts from UAH 1,694.
SkyUp Airlines LLC was registered in Kyiv in June 2016. The founder is ACS-Ukraine LLC of Tetiana and Yuriy Alba, who also own JoinUp! tour operator.

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DELIVERY OF FOOD FROM RAKETA RESTAURANTS (DNIPRO) BEGIN WORK IN KYIV

The service for the delivery of food from Raketa restaurants (Dnipro) has begun to work in Kyiv.
According to the company’s official announcement, on November 11, 2019 around 200 Raketa pedestrian, bicycle, motorcycle and auto couriers started working in Kyiv. They perform free delivery of meals from more than 70 restaurants located in the central areas of the city, with a stated delivery time of 60 minutes. The order is made in a mobile application (available for iOS and Android).
The first few months, Raketa will work in the capital in a beta testing mode. During this time, the service plans to cover the entire territory of Kyiv.
The size of commission from the restaurant for delivery of the order is not disclosed.
According to the report, the company plans to occupy at least 30% of the food order market in Ukraine and develop a network of its own kitchens (dark kitchen). The first of them is already working in a test mode near the Bessarabsky market in Kyiv, and the plan is to open 25-30 such kitchens in the capital.
“The network of our own kitchens will allow us to close all processes within the company, provide perfect service, and most importantly, deliver in less than 30 minutes,” Oleksiy Yukhymchuk, the co-founder of Raketa, said.
Raketa is a service of food delivery from restaurants that began operations in Dnipro on March 5, 2018. Currently, the company is owned by three stakeholders, including Ukrainian entrepreneurs Oleksiy Yukhymchuk and Stanislav Dmytryk (the name of the third owner is not disclosed).

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UKRAINIAN MOTOR SICH AIRLINE CANCELS MOST FLIGHTS FROM KYIV TO ODESA AND LVIV

Motor Sich airline cancels most flights from Kyiv to Odesa and Lviv, focusing on flights from Zaporizhia to Kyiv and Minsk (Belarus).
According to the airline’s Facebook page, flights to Kyiv will be operated twice a day, to Minsk four times a week.
The airline said flights from Kyiv to Odesa and Lviv were canceled from November 9 to December 20. At the same time, the number of flights from Zaporizhia to Kyiv and Minsk doubles.
Motor Sich airline is a structural subdivision of PJSC Motor Sich (Zaporizhia), an enterprise developing, manufacturing, repairing and servicing aircraft gas turbine engines for airplanes and helicopters, as well as industrial gas turbine units.
Currently, the airline operates a fleet of nine aircraft, carrying out regular passenger international and domestic flights, passenger and cargo charter flights, as well as special flights that support the operations of the main company.
The airline’s base airport is Zaporizhia International Airport.

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