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A meeting with Kirill Kislyakov, a co-owner of three of Kyiv’s top bars — Barmen Dyktat, Torf and Sklad — starts, obviously, with a drink.

“I spend a lot of time in bars, although I’m not only drinking, but also working and thinking,” Kislyakov says, sipping rum from his glass.

Kislyakov has a long black beard, from which he gets his nickname — “Black Santa.” He also often wears a black shirt with a white inscription reading “the place which doesn’t exist” — an oblique reference to his “secret” bar, Torf.

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