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, (2018)

03/20/2018 - 11:49

“Different” structures

March 18 became a rather significant and telling date, both in Ukrainian politics and in foreign affairs. On the one hand, Vladimir Putin’s “election” for another six-year...
03/20/2018 - 11:46

“He was tired, but proud and contented”

The 2018 Russian presidential election featured an exceptionally sluggish, pro forma campaign, which could not be enlivened even by clown-like acts, and a predictable result which was known in...
03/20/2018 - 11:44

How Russia, “moved by love,” lectured the Bulgarian president but was rebuffed

Recently, Bulgaria marked 140 years since the nation’s liberation from the Ottoman yoke, and on that solemn occasion, it hosted a guest from Russia, namely Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus...
03/20/2018 - 11:40

Ukraine and Kuwait have agreed on cooperation in a number of fields

During the state visit of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Kuwait, a number of bilateral documents were signed, including the Agreement on Cooperation in the Military and Other Spheres. Also...
03/20/2018 - 11:36

How we study the Sun these days: what we know and what we do not...

“What is the Sun?” I was puzzled to hear this question from Natalia Shchukina as we were beginning our conversation. I see it in the window right now. It is a star, a yellow dwarf. But...
03/20/2018 - 11:28

The murder of a journalist and a political crisis

The political crisis in Slovakia, caused by the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend, is gaining momentum. In particular, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Robert Kalinak...
03/20/2018 - 11:26

A museum has been opened in Chornobyl

From March 15, all visitors to the exclusion zone can visit the Wormwood Star Museum, located in the city of Chornobyl. It holds photos allowing one to follow the story of transformation of the...
03/20/2018 - 11:25

Turning 590 in 2019

A congress of European monarchs took place in ancient Luchesk (the old name of Lutsk) in 1429. Then, kings, emperors, and princes from all over Europe gathered in the city. Luchesk, meanwhile, was...
03/20/2018 - 11:17

“Yes to cultural diplomacy”

Our bookstand performed several functions. Firstly, it introduced the French to Ukrainian literary achievements. Secondly, it was a venue for dialog. On March 16-18, when the Paris Book Fair was...
03/20/2018 - 11:14

Museum in computer

The “golden horseshoe” of Lviv region castles, the masterpieces of European art, such as, for example, those at the Parkhomivka village art museum, – can fascinate tourists...
03/20/2018 - 11:11

“I am trying to show something which is usually not seen”

The thriller Eva, directed by Benoit Jacquot, deals with a game – a very dangerous one, though outwardly playing out in a prosperous social environment: bourgeois France, high-society...
03/20/2018 - 11:07

Waiting for “French Spring”

For 15 years on end, the Embassy of France in Ukraine, the French Institute, and partners have been organizing a festival that deepens a cultural dialog between the two states.Serhii ANZHYIAK,...
03/20/2018 - 11:05

They inspire!

Mattel, the maker of the world’s best-known Barbie dolls is releasing a new batch of toys called “Inspiring Women.” It comprises 17 dolls, each resembling an important and...
03/20/2018 - 10:51

“Nature in its diversity”

After a long break, as well as for the first time at the “Green Sofa” art gallery, Nina Buriak opened her solo exhibit “Offseason” on March 13.  For this exhibition...
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