Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
Henry M. Robert

№17, (2005)

24.05.2005 - 00:00

Ukraine Joins Bologna Convention

As of May 19 Ukraine is a full-fledged partner of the European countries determined to establish a single European space for higher education. The current conference of education and science...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Sand Architects

The beach was bustling with activity as four dozen sand sculpture lovers from five countries presented their technically elaborate but short-lived creations. After schmoozing with the architects (no...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Cannes Triumph

Something has happened which no one has expected. For the first time in Ukrainian filmmaking history a Ukrainian production has won the Palme d’Or at the prestigious Cannes festival. Ihor Strembitsky...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Flirting with Scholarship

On May 27 the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater will premiere Ivan Kotliarevsky’s Natalka Poltavka. Last year the company’s artistic director Bohdan Stupka suggested the idea to stage the...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

A Princely Visit

His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent has paid a second visit to Kyiv. His first visit to Ukraine took place last year, when he arrived to take part in celebrations marking the 150th anniversary...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

American Project for Ukrainian Defense Industry

Skeptics of Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration have said much about an avalanche of problems that the Ukrainian defense industry will face because of it. The success stories of Polish and Czech...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

This week in history

May 24, 1991. The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine registered the Green Party of Ukraine. 1995. During Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma’s official visit to Estonia a Declaration on Intensifying...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

One Hundred Days of New Diplomacy

The scenario of accelerated European integration, whereby Ukraine would drift away from Moscow and follow in the footsteps of Poland or the Baltic nations, is not adequate for the country’s size,...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Compensation for Guilt

No matter how often Vasyl Popadiuk tried to picture this meeting, he never thought he would be so excited. Would Richard recognize him? What does he look like today? Sixty years ago, in St. Poelten,...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Men and Women

The new exhibition by the well-known Kyiv artist Oleksandr Ahafonov, now showing in what once was a bakery in St. Sophia’s Cathedral, is called “Animus et Anima” (loosely translated as “a male soul...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

A Zone of Difficult Perception

This was by no means the first “NATO landing operation” in Donetsk: the North Atlantic alliance has notably expanded its dialogue with eastern and central Ukraine, shifting the center of gravity in...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Hungarian ABCs of European Integration

The main lobbyists for Ukraine’s entry into the European community of nations are not state agencies in Eastern European countries but the average citizen. This was the principal message of the 10th...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Port of Odesa Opens One-Stop Customs Service to Curb Corruption

In early May the Odesa Commercial Seaport launched a one-stop border and customs service. Addressing the opening ceremony, Odesa seaport director Mykola Pavliuk said, “To organize a one-stop system...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

A Hussar’s Ballad

Most people know what a hussar is. But very few know that hussar regiments, strictly speaking, were not Russian. In point of fact, they were manned predominantly by Ukrainian recruits. Although...
24.05.2005 - 00:00

Eurovision: Debit and Credit

We know that until almost the very last moment the European Broadcasting Union and some of the participating countries were not sure that Ukraine could stage the 50th Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv...


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