“Sometimes the ratings are far from reality. I like Kyiv and I think that the city turned out to be in the 131st place on the list of The Economist journal unjustly, " he wrote.
Klimkin called Kyiv "beautifully wild and completely free" city.
“For me, as well as for many people today in Ukraine and abroad, Kyiv is like a new Berlin. Beautifully wild and completely free,” he noted.
As it was reported earlier UK Ambassador on world comfortable cities: There are issues, but Kyiv moves up. Judith Gough does not agree with rating Kyiv as one of the most uncomfortable for living cities in the world.
Kyiv is in the list of "Ten least liveable cities" according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, it lost 21,4% in rating during last 5 years. For the seventh time, Australian Melbourne heads this list by gaining 97.5 points out of 100 possible. And the Ukrainian capital for the second consecutive year remains in the top ten of the least favorable cities for life.