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Thank you Jay....Guilty as charged but Ukraine is easy to find on Google maps
Deposit interests have fallen but now steady @ 1.85% with the whole amount guaranteed at State banks with no limit.
Entry is fairly easy, proof of worth, income and no criminal conviction.
A one-time payment of $20 (?) gives permanent residence for life and you can walk the streets any time in safety. You could live reasonably on $500 pm, we tend to splurge eating out 1 or 2 times a day but still have change from $1,000 pm.
Few expats in my corner of the country but the biggest problem is language. If neither you or your partner speak Russian it will difficult - English is now mandatory at schools but people 35+ y/o rarely speak English.