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

№20, (2012)

29.03.2012 - 00:00

Light joy of Marfa Tymchenko’s art

Marfa Tymchenko in her decorative paintings and works of porcelain developed unique ornamental style created not by one generation of craftsmen native to her old village of Petrykivka in...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

This day in history

1864: Lviv’s drama company stages a Ukrainian-language play based on Hryhorii Kvitka-Osnovianenko’s story “Marusia.” 1882: The first book of the Kievskaia starina [a historically ethnographic and...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Bets are placed

The National Bank of Ukraine decided to give the Ukrainian economy a positive signal. The decree of NBU No. 102 from March 21 provides for reducing the banking rate from 7.75 to 7.5 percent. It also...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

A step forward

Last week the Ukrainian administration made two decisions that have a direct bearing on the development of this society. The first one was the Law of Ukraine “On Nongovernmental Organizations,” the...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Fashion portraits

Portraits of Paloma Picasso, Catherine Deneuve, Iman, Linda Evangelista, and Dita Von Teese were painted in a somewhat casual manner, using the illustrator’s original mixed black ink and...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Ukraine: time to deliver on reforms

Notwithstanding important progress in poverty reduction since independence 20 years ago, Ukraine is not achieving its full potential. It is time to focus attention on why despite ambitious...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Environment supporters have cleaned up water bodies on the World Water Day

The fourth event of the Euro-2012 Environment Supporter national environmental project was held in Lviv, Donetsk, Kharkiv, and Kyiv on March 24. This time, volunteers and all the people concerned...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

The way to the polling station

Recently the legislators of Pennsylvania, US, made amendments to their election law. They passed Act No. 934, which regulates the way the voters have to identify themselves when going to vote. Now in...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

When the rivals unite

The Verkhovna Rada refused further consideration of amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Touring Activities in Ukraine” (No. 8757) after the wave of protests by performers and producers, public...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Abdeljalil SAUBRY: Morocco isn’t afraid of change or reform

The Kingdom of Morocco is the first African country to have held a summit with the European Union, signed an association and FTA agreements. Morocco is a member of NATO and takes part in numerous...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Andrii KLIUIEV: “Ukraine cannot develop efficiently without people’s active participation”

When commenting the decree on the Strategy of State Policy for Civil Society Support in Ukraine signed by the president, secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Andrii Kliuiev declared...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Stepping up erosion

On March 16, Moldova elected Nicolae Timofti, a 63-year-old lawyer, as president. Beginning in 2009, the Moldovan parliament had been unable to elect the head of state because of the destructive...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Notes of traveling scientist

Exhibition of graphic works by Yurii Ivaskiv took place in the House of Scientists. The author, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of the National Aviation University presented nearly 70...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Land reform, as seen by practitioners

This winter brought the Ukrainian farmers quite a few unpleasant surprises, with about one-third of winter crops killed by unprecedentedly severe frosts. According to the Ministry of Agrarian...
29.03.2012 - 00:00

Kyiv Pectoral: the Theater on Podil wins 6 out of 14 awards

The important date, 20th anniversary of Ukraine’s only professional theater prize, Kyiv Pectoral, annually awarded on the International Theater Day at the Ivan Franko National Theater, predictably...

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