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

№19, (2009)

07/07/2009 - 00:00

Ukraine’s statehood in the 18th century

Unlike their parents, the generations of Cossack intellectuals of the late 1720s through the late 1750s lived in a new political situation and different intellectual atmosphere. They remembered...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Prayer for Ukraine

On July 2, 2009, the Saint Nicholas Church in Kyiv attracted bishops, parish priests, and believers representing Ukraine’s three most influential religions — Eastern Orthodox, Catholic, and...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Legendary Petrykivka

Zaporizhia—Petrykivka — After visiting the famous village of Petrykivka in Dnipropetrovsk oblast, one cannot help wondering: What would Ukraine be without the Petrykivka ornament? The founding of...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Ukraine turns into a dreamland

Ethnic festivals are very popular all over the world — they always attract a huge number of music lovers. Ukraine is no exception. But in our country they also have a political subtext. For,...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

This week in history

July 7 1941: The Soviet South-West Front launches a series of combat operations to defend Kyivn that were important in wrecking the Third Reich’s blitzkrieg strategy. 2004: St. Nicholas Church,...
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Peeping into Iraq’s future

Deputy Foreign Minister of the Iraq Republic Labid Abawi has recently paid a visit to Ukraine. He conducted consultations with his Ukrainian colleagues in Mykhailivska Street and took part in the...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

University consortia, a way to the future

Ostroh Academy held the fourth meeting of the Consortium of Ukrainian universities and the University of Warsaw, which was set up in 2005. Now the consortium includes eight universities, so the...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s historic resolution

Debates on the historical roots of, and interrelationships between, the 20th-century totalitarian regimes — those of Stalin and Hitler in the first place — and on ways of coping with this...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Breaking the Climate Deadlock

LONDON – On July 9, the leaders of the world’s largest economies will meet in L’Aquila, Italy, at the Major Economies Forum (MEF) to discuss progress towards a new global climate agreement. In six...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Solar Impulse

SWITZERLAND — After his first balloon flight to the upper atmosphere, Auguste Piccard said that the point in question is not that man can fly further and reach planets; it is how man can get...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Hlukhiv, a city of resounding glory

At present there are four penal facilities and a detention facility in Sumy oblast. Nearly 4,000 inmates are serving their sentences there. However, not many people know that some buildings on their...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Project Syndicate and its 149 friends in the world

Den/The Day readers have always noticed and appreciated Project Syndicate publications — exclusive materials written by well-known political leaders and public figures, world-acclaimed scholars, etc...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Ukraine to have more railroad routes to Europe

Ukraine’s railroad companies keep ahead of the pack as compared to other carriers. They rank sixth in the world and fourth in Eurasia in terms of freight deliveries, lagging behind China, Russia...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Mazepa’s many faces: constructive, tragic, tragicomic

Frankly, I was not exactly bursting with this subject. I had been watching for some time the aggrandizement of Ivan Mazepa in today’s Ukraine and saying to myself: any country needs heroes. Yet...
07/07/2009 - 00:00

Kyiv Sophia Preserve may lose UNESCO protection

Most countries of the world do not even dare build skyscrapers or entertainment complexes that do not blend with the historical panorama of the city, all the more so near the monuments included in...

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