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

№22, (2012)

05.04.2012 - 00:00

Herzen and Ukraine’s liberties

April 6 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Herzen. The editors organized a roundtable last Friday and invited Ukrainian intellectuals to discuss its topic: “Herzen and...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

Guide for daddies

Back in 1920 this theater began its life with the performance Sin, staged based on Vynnychenko’s play. The period of renewed interest in psychological and intellectual drama of the Ukrainian classic...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

Ukraine has European experience. Viktor MARUNIAK

The story about the struggle of the Stara Zburivka community (Kherson oblast, Hola Prystan raion) against the local authorities has continued since 2007. That’s when the village community...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

This day in history

1620: Zaporozhian Cossacks compose the well-known message addressing Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire. 1838: Taras Shevchenko is redeemed from serfdom, owing to painstaking efforts on the part...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

About complexes

At the end of the last week the National Institute of Strategic Studies celebrated its 20th anniversary. The highest guest expected in the Ukrainian Home was the head of the Presidential...
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“Euro-2012 has given us an impact for upgrading”

LVIV – There are less than 80 days remaining before the start of the soccer championship. According to the Euro-2012 organizational committee estimation, 800 to 900 thousand guests are coming over to...
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“GogolFest may become a brand of cultural Kyiv”

The Forum was supposed to be held under the personal patronage of the head of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov. Last year in December Vladyslav Troitsky, organizer of GogolFest, theater...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

Letters to Ukraine – 15

What is the purpose of civilisation? Viewing the track record of our species, it’s tempting to see the ultimate fate of any culture as decay and demise. Is the future of all (temporary, organised)...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

Kremlin is trying to hush up the scandal with Patriarch Kirill

The scandal around the incident of the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Kirill has led to the predictable consequences. First the leading clerics tried to unconvincingly explain the...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

“The future has an absolute ear”

The intellectual events of nationwide importance have become more frequent in Ukraine. One of them is the thematic presentation “The future has an absolute ear,” which will take place...
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How Taras Shevchenko has become Vasyl Symonenko’s “little brother”

Cherkasy residents are discussing the striking resemblance between two monuments, one to Symonenko in Cherkasy and another to Shevchenko in Novomyrhorod, Kirovograd oblast. Despite the fact that...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

Den takes part in an eco-friendly action

Snow, rain, and even hail did not change the minds of conscious residents of Sviatoshyn District in Kyiv, who decided to have a weekend clean-up on April 1 near the Vasyl Stus Public Garden that is...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

Ukraine: a land of opportunity?

Hosting Euro-2012 in June should be a once in a generation opportunity for Ukraine to showcase its European credentials and a chance to show how far Ukraine has come since the collapse of the...
05.04.2012 - 00:00

“We will not protect anyone”

To cross the Polish-Ukrainian border without waiting, drivers have to give a bribe of 50 to 500 hryvnias. This sensational information (many of our compatriots have already put up with and actively...


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