Reason for cold in case anyone's wondering: it's hard to concentrate in the heat.
Someone mentioned Estonia here - well, when I think of differences, quality of transportation (roads, trains) and the rule of law (if you have to do anything with the administration, complaints, registrations etc.) in Ukraine are much worse for sure.
 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lw%C3%B3w_School_of_Mathematic...
There is this whole Russia thing (we're 50km from the border), so if that's a problem, try Kyiv or Lviv or Odesa.
Not wanting to speculate, I've looked up one source and it looks like the fine is between 850-1700 Ukrainian Grivna, which is currently trading at around 25 to the dollar: http://www.frishberg.com/index.php/en/newsletters/196-ukrain...
Depending on your idea of cold Netherlands or Scandinavia?
It also has a bit of startup activity, from incubators related to the university and research spinoffs.
Not sure about fast internet, depending on how fast at what price. You might be able to get FTTN through resellers like teksavvy and ebox. It won't be cheap.
Like most of southern canada, it gets pretty hot during 3 months or so, mid-june through mid-september.