Not just an ordinary metallurgists' city: How Donetsk emigree created cultural space in Mariupol

17:54, 5 March 2018


Being just 24 years old, he already has a 7-year-experience in doing business. He started from publicity agency, later had a private bar. However, everything ended when the war started. Today we will tell you about Bohdan Chaban, a bar owner from Mariupol. He not only has business experience, but also the experience of fighting the Russian-backed separatists in the east.

As part of the project "Close East", we go on telling about people who make Donbass better for fellow countrymen and closer to the whole country.

This film is presented by the 112 Ukraine TV channel in the framework of the project with the Ukraine Confidence Building Initiative (UCBI II), funded by the US agency of international development USAID. It is devoted to the people of Donbas region who have managed to change their lives in spite of the war unfolding in Eastern Ukraine.