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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...

Economic development of Ukraine Part 3. Military-industrial complex of Ukraine

After the breakup of the USSR, Ukraine inherited a strong science and technology base of the Soviet military-industrial complex’s potential. Ukraine received approximately 2,000 enterprises and organizations where over 700,000 workers were employed.  Some USSR defence industry enterprises have always been, and continue to be, the largest players of the industry. These include the state enterprise "Production Association Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant named after A.M. Makarov" (YUZHMASH), a leader...

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...

Old methods of new war

Some people litterbug in their own staircase and do not understand why they need to put garbage into bins, but "knowingly" criticize government policy, economics and finance. Considering it unnecessary to study, not really knowing history and frivolously analyzing information coming from the outside, they become crowd that is easy to control. This control is realized according to the old, long known scenario: divide and conquer....

Backpack

I used to pack my backpack every spring. It’s a ritual with which unity with nature begins. When the backpack emerges out of the couch that means May holidays are coming, and I’ll be wandering about the Crimean mountains for at least a week. Warm clothes, sleeping bag, packed meal, flashlight, first-aid kit and maps are placed in the backpack. It all has to be light,...