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Postwar rehabilitation

Participation in hostilities, the threat of death, severe physical trauma - all this often leads to severe mental consequences, obstinate and long lasting.

Psychologist Andrey Chistyakov commented on a survey carried out in Kyiv and told how to overcome war and help to reintegrate former soldiers into civilian life.


Economic development of Ukraine Part 5. Tourism

Tourism is one of the most promising areas of the international economy. In 2013 more than 220 million workers were employed in the tourism sector worldwide and the sector’s total contribution to world GDP was USD 9 trillion.

Ukraine has a great potential for the development of tourism and can increase its budget revenues. However, the development of tourism is highly dependent on the interest of the...

Economic development of Ukraine Part 4. Aircraft and airspace industry

Aircraft and airspace sectors are strategically important areas of Ukrainian economy. Sustainable development of these industries is important for social and economic development of Ukraine (that includes development of related sectors of economy, infrastructure development, greater local production and employment-generation).

Aircraft industry. Ukraine is in the top nine elite countries of the world to possess a full cycle of aerospace hardware engineering and...

Rehabilitation of former soldiers

War not only leaves physical scars and mutilations in its wake, but also traumatizes and depresses psyche, ruins lives… Psychologist Andrey Chistyakov commented on a survey carried out in Irpen and told how to survive war, overcome it and help to reintegrate former soldiers into civilian life: ...

Economic development of Ukraine: Part 2. IT sector of Ukraine

Competitiveness of national economies is closely connected to the development of IT sector. To date, Ukraine is ranked 73rd in the ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The ranking and report prepared by the ITU’s experts reflect the status of progress that has been made on ICT access, which includes fixed and mobile telephony, Internet bandwidth, and the number of households with...

Peaceful Childhood: project participant’s impressions

In the final video interview, Sophia Palieva, participant of the Peaceful Childhood Project, shared her impressions on this initiative, told about her drawings, about her plans for the future and much more. The young artist and her family expressed heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the International League of Peace’s team for a significant contribution to the development of her talent. (more…)


Psychologist’s opinion on Ukrainians’ nature

Peace-loving, freedom-loving, resilient, patriotic, hard-working, kind and open-minded…  These terms Ukrainians used to describe themselves, answering International League of Peace’s questions about our nation’s mentality, strengths and weaknesses.

Ukrainians also expressed their opinion on what should change each of us to make our country rich and prosperous. 

Andrei Chistyakov, a successful psychologist and educator, commented on the respondents’ answers:


Right now I am too small and I don’t know who is waging this war and why. Every night and sometimes in the day-time, I hear same thunder of cannon and exchange of rifle shots. And I decided to become an artilleryman when I grow up. Why? I don’t know... Maybe, because I'm sick and tired of grazing my cow every day and I want to...