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)

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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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The Revolution’s Media Guidelines

A lot of books have been quickly churned out about the Orange Revolution: documentary publications and glossy illustrated books (Kyiv’s Independence Square was a real bonanza for photographers). The...
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Kuchma and Kuchmism as a Phenomenon

(Continued from the previous issue) “ROYAL COURT”: A CONSTANT OF UKRAINIAN POLITICS L.I.: It may be said that during his first term President Kuchma acted as a pro-Russian politician and he was...
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Confederates from the Hetman State

HRYHORIY POLETYKA, CELEBRATED THEORETICIAN OF “AUTONOMISM” The ideals of freedom in the post-Soviet territories are more often than not associated with North America, although in our past we can find...
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Scythian Mounds Being Privatized in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast — Five to Six a Hectare

In the course of agrarian reform and land distribution 70% of the ancient burial mounds of the nomadic peoples that populated the territory of what is now Ukraine have become private property. Many...
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Home, Sweet Home...

Sixty-one years ago the Crimean Tatars were deported from the peninsula. The same destiny awaited the Crimean Armenians, Bulgarians, and Greeks on June 24, 1944, whereas the local Germans had...

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