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Gambling business in Ukraine [RU]

Ukraine is going to legalize gambling. The administration of President Zelensky expects this step to bring another 9 billion hryvnias to the state budget. However, the Ukrainian Parliament refused to approve the relevant bill due to a strong lobby of sellers of state lotteries in the first attempt. They appear to be the primary recipients of benefits from the “gray” gambling industry. Parliamentary opposition is against as well.

Cybersecurity in Ukraine

The article (including all the provided information) is based on the ground research and experience of Team4Ukraine gained during the implementation of the cyber projects (i.e. training and research activities) in Ukraine funded by Visegrad Fund.

Returns of Czech compatriots from Ukraine [CZ]

The text is based on field research provided by the author in the village of Bohemka and captures the history, life, and customs of Czech compatriots in this Ukrainian village. It contains the description of the “Bohemian” culture, which is influenced by both Czech traditions and the Ukrainian environment. The text clarifies the importance and role of expatriate associations in a foreign environment.

Privatisation [RU]

Land reform is one of the most important goals proclaimed by Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky. If you consider how strongly and consistently government promotes idea of free sale of local land, it is clearly one of the key projects and thus causing a lot of controversies and protests. Free land market should become a part of the so-called big privatization and Kiev intends to launch its first stage in spring 2020.