Kyiv in the news

12:29, 11 October 2012
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The average price of an apartment on the secondary market in Kyiv grew 0.3% to US $2.023 per square meter in September, said the KW column of news from the nation’s capital.

The prices for 1-room apartments grew 0.7% to US $1,8074/sq m, 2-room apartments – 0.4% to US $2,057/sq m and 3-room apartments – 0.3% to US $1,984/sq m. At the same time, the prices for 4-room apartments dropped by 0.8% to US $2.414/sq m, the weekly said with a reference to the capital’s real estate portal Stolychna Nerukhomist.
Meanwhile, tariffs of housing utilities in Kyiv will not be hiked despite the fact that considerably lower than the required rate and are not economically expedient, head of the Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov stated. “Thanks to constructive cooperation with the government and the Verkhovna Rada we received UAH 3 bn for compensation of the tariff difference. This is in fact the money that Kyivans saved in their household budgets,” said Popov.
As moscow has again become the most expensive capital on the European continent, closely followed by London and Stockholm, a study by reads. The other capitals in the Top 10 with most expensive hotels include Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Paris, Amsterdam and Ljubljana. Ukraine’s capital placed 8th in the rating.

And finally, the city hall has renamed Bozhenko St. to Kazimir Malevych St. Kazimir Malevych, a genius avant-garde artist, was born in the Kyiv governorate of Russian Empire. He was the pioneer of geometric abstract art and the originator of the avant-garde Suprematist movement. The most famous work by Malevych was called Black Square (1915).

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