May 13
12:00 PMLviv Participants: 
Oleksandr Knyha, Art Director at the Mykola Kulish Academic Music and Drama Theater of Kherson Oblast

Andriy Matsyak, Director General of Maria Zankovetska National Theater

(personal attendance by all)
a press conference on “Melpomene of Tavria” XXIV international theater festival

 Why this is important: 
“Melpomene of Tavria” is a festival that has been held in Kherson for many years without any delays and cancellations. However, this time the format is different. This year the festival is held through June 10-19, and every theater participating in the festival will perform in their own venue, in their hometowns and countries. As of today over 25 theaters from 6 countries of the world: Poland, Georgia, Romania, Portugal, Turkey and Ukraine have applied to participate in the festival.
1:00 PMLvivPetro Andriushchenko, Advisor to Mariupol Mayor (online)Current topics: 
– The situation in the city
– Prospects of the second wave of evocation from Azovstal

Why this is important:
On the morning of May 13, russian troops launched an assault on Azovstal. The invaders are trying to break into the plant. Meanwhile, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk announced talks on evacuating the severely wounded Azovstal fighters in exchange for captured russians.
1:00 PM KyivMykyta Poturaiev, Member of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (in person)Subjects: Counteracting russian propaganda; prohibiting agents of russia’s influence
 1:30 PMLvivDmytro Lunin, Head of Poltava Oblast Military State Administration (online)Current topics: 
– Rocket strikes in the region
– Poltava region as the main pre-frontline hub
– The humanitarian situation in the region
– The economic situation in the region

Why this is important:
On May 12, the russians struck heavily at the Poltava region. 8-12 missiles hit the Kremenchuk oil refinery and other infrastructure facilities.
2:00 PM LvivParticipants:
Lyubomyr Zubach, Lviv Deputy Mayor for Urban Planning

Anton Kolomyeytsev, Chief Architect of Lviv
Wartime requirements: a new standard for housing. A presentation based on a new building

Geolocation: (entrance to a construction site)
Contact number: 0934910337
3:00 PMKyivDaria Herasymchuk, Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for Rights of Children and Children Rehabilitation (in person)
Subject: Forced deportation of the Ukrainian children to russia
4:30 PM KyivMembers of Zoopatrul NGO (in person)Subjects: Rescuing animals from locked homes; helping pets in cities liberated from the occupation