Currency. The Ukrainian currency is called hryvnya (HRN).
The current HRN/EUR exchange rate is approximately 48/10. USA dollars, EUR,
and Russian rubels can easily be exchanged in many exchange offices
throughout the city.
Credit cards are not commonly used in Ukraine, however you easily can
draw money from cashing machines in banks. Some restaurants and shops
accept cards, Visa or Mastercard/Eurocard are OK.
Nevertheless we suggest you
to have some cash, at least for your arrival day.
Time. There is 1 hour difference between the Ukrainian time and the Central European Time.
Weather. The June temperature in Kiev ranges from
23 (C) to 28 (C) degrees.
The predicted temperature for June 2002 is about 2 degrees higher than the