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CNN Dedicates Weekly Programming to Ukraine PR Newswire KYIV, July 5, 2012 KYIV, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CNN's Eye On series dedicate their first week of July programming to Ukraine.

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CNN Dedicates Weekly Programming to Ukraine
PR Newswire KYIV, July 5, 2012
KY IV,2July 5, 201 /PRNewswire/ --CNN'sEye Onseries dedicate their first week of July programming toUkraine. T he reporters of one of the world's largest news networks went toUkrainefor theEURO 2012final, met with legendary Ukrainian footballer Andriy Shevchenko, and mapped their rout e through the country from the capital to "glorious beaches" in the south, and then headed west toward "a hidden gem full of historical intrigues" - the c ity of Lviv. CNN will highlight politics, culture, and business inUkraine. Starting with the conclusion of the European Football Championship that took place inUkraineinJune 201 2, CNN's reporter Max Foster reported that "the whole tournament's been a great success forUkraine". "It went incredibly well forUkraine," he continued. Eye On [Ukraine]series will feature an interview with Andriy Shevchenko - a celebrated striker for the Ukrainian national football team, who representedUkrainein2EURO 201 . T he series will also cover the energy industry inUkraine, including the issues surrounding Ukrainian transporting Russian gas toEurope. Additionally , CNN will focus on tourism industry inUkraine. Max Foster noted that local resorts were incredibly popular with Russians, while the rest of the world didn't really know any thing about Ukrainian leisure destinations. CNN plans to investigate "what's really on offer there". CNN reporter will travel toOdessa, "one ofUkraine'sbiggest ports, to see how the global down turn has hit this once thriving part of the country ". T he global network will also explore the western Ukrainian city of Lviv , "once a significant stopping point on the main trade routes between the country 's east and west", reads the CNN International website. CNN featuredUkraineon its page dedicated toEye On [Ukraine]series http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/ey e.on/index.html. T he network listed a set of statistical data about the country , uploaded a picture gallery , prepared aUkraine-themed quiz, and even launched an iReport assignment inviting its users to "share the sights and sounds from2Euro 201 ou think capture its [our visits to other parts country that y or y Ukraine's] true flavor". AppreciatingUkraine'scultural heritage, CNN highlights the fact that five UNESCO World Heritage site are located in th Ukraine. One of the sites is Saint Sophia Cathedral inKyiv1 century , "built in the 1 mbolize the "new Constantinople".to sy