After weighing up last-minute travel options, many Real Madrid and Liverpool supporters have decided to return their tickets as others prepare for their trips to Kyiv.
Government reforms in the areas of openness and transparency are starting to show positive results. For the first time, Ukraine is now ranked among the world's 50 "most open" countries.
In a further boost for Ukraine's perception to prospective foreign investors, two more mega-brands are poised to enter the Ukrainian marketplace this year.
Putin's 19km bridge across the Kerch Strait - now the longest in Europe - is a powerful metaphor for his "reunification" ideology. While it connects Russia to Crimea, it further isolates the Kremlin.
To increase foreign direct investment through 2018 and beyond, investors and executives gather in Kyiv to network and strategize.
City authorities paying close attention as some hotels accused of cancelling reservations and increasing room rates to as much as $9,000; meanwhile, Kyiv citizens open their homes to visiting football fans.
1 million Ukrainian tourists will visit Egypt, one of their country's most important trade partners.
Confidence in the Ukrainian economy is returning, after a decrease in optimism throughout the winter.
A large shipment of the bunker-busting missiles have arrived in Ukraine as the U.S. State Department also doubles their financial support for Ukrainian cybersecurity.
To improve efficiency and transparency, businesses and citizens have more and more online options.
Against the backdrop of conflict in the eastern Donbass region, Ukrainian businesses and organizations step up security as they find themselves on a digital front line.
Lviv's IT sector is growing at an incredible pace. With investment secured, plans to construct a gigantic tech district in the city will soon be realized.