Ivan Marchuk, a Ukrainian art genius of our time

Ivan Marchuk, a Ukrainian art genius of our time

By Galina Tsvintarnaya, Raiffeisen Bank Aval, Ukraine | “Give me a thousand years – I’ll paint the sky and will not repeat!”, Ivan Marchuk Ivan Marchuk is a renowned artist, a patriarch of the Ukrainian avant-garde, a legend of the Ukrainian painting, a genius who...
The Ukrainian banking sector: Seven stable years ahead?

The Ukrainian banking sector: Seven stable years ahead?

By Gunter Deuber, RBI and Mykhailo Rebryk, Raiffeisen Bank Aval in Ukraine | The Ukrainian banking market is probably the most dramatic boom-bust story in the CEE region. From 2000 onwards, the ratio of loans to GDP rose from around 10 percent to almost 80 percent...
KAZKA – a Ukrainian music sensation

KAZKA – a Ukrainian music sensation

By Galina Tsvintarnaya, Raiffeisen Bank Aval in Ukraine | “We are not afraid to be different, after all we believe that each of us is beautiful thanks to our own uniqueness. You just need to believe in yourself and your power and be steady in your purpose”, KAZKA...
Life in Chernobyl has found a way forward

Life in Chernobyl has found a way forward

By Galina Tsvintarnaya, Raiffeisen Bank Aval | “The further we move in time from the disaster, the more it seems like a myth – and the more difficult it becomes to grasp its real-life roots and consequences”, Serhii Plokhy, the author of the book “History of a...