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

№32, (2006)

17.10.2006 - 00:00

No lying or scaring!

In the past few years we have become accustomed to seeing social advertising. These kinds of ads appear on television, but the catchiest slogans are on huge billboards that read: “You can’t abandon...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

The phenomenon of Yarema Vyshnevetsky

The USSR lived in misery for some 70 years. One of the most characteristic features of a “soviet” person is one-dimensional categorical thinking stamped by the communists. Our zombied view of the...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

Grygol KATAMADZE: Russia’s pressure will not split Georgian society

Russian-Georgian relations have become so strained that some pro-Kremlin spin-masters have lost no time in predicting and even announcing the date of a war. To date, Russia has adopted a whole range...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

Final exam aced

The Ukrainian national team’s “fall exam period” consisted of three Euro-2008 qualifying matches. Following the pattern of our education system, where the customary five-point evaluation system has...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

Belarusian mystery play

The celebrated Minsk-based drama company, the Yakub Kolas Theater, last performed in Kyiv in the late 1980s. Now, 17 years later, it is back on the stage of the Ivan Franko Theater. The artistic...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

“Political reform has brought political chaos into our life”

In a recent interview Socialist Party faction leader Vasyl Tsushko tried to explain why the SPU withdrew from the Orange coalition. He said that the Socialist Party’s self-preservation within the...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

Kyiv Music Fest: a postlude

The program of the Kyiv Music Fest included symphonic, choral and chamber pieces, a few solo works, a workshop entitled “Ukrainian Music of the 1920s,” and a number of other memorable events. About...
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Precursors of freedom

Alexander Dovzhenko once wrote in his Diaries that it is difficult to find another country besides our fatherland whose history has been so subjected to distortions, bans, falsifications, and curses...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

This week in history

Oct. 17 1676: Poland and Turkey sign a peace treaty in Zhuravne. According to its terms, Turkey retains Podillia and part of Right-Bank Ukraine 1961: The opening of the “fateful” XXII Congress of the...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

Mad couturiers

The shows of the two most prominent men in the Ukrainian fashion business, Oleksii Zalevsky and Viktor Anisimov, turned out to be unusual, to put it mildly. Anisimov created a psychiatric hospital,...
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Indiscernible march

Ever since the SPU and the CPU joined the Party of Regions in a solid alliance of labor and capital, the left flank of Ukrainian politics has turned out to be vacant even theoretically. That...
17.10.2006 - 00:00

Jeep festival held in Slavsk

The International Festival of Off-Road Vehicles “Play-Off 2006” was recently held in the resort of Slavsk in Lviv oblast. The impassibility of Carpathian roads was tested by nearly 100 off-road...
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Old tradition restored

On Oct. 15 the ethnic festival «Country of my Dreams,» in collaboration with the folk study center Cossack Mamai and folk group Hurtopravtsi staged a traditional Ukrainian wedding party in the...
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Autumn dialogue in Washington

In late September Washington hosted the third (in the last two years) working session of the US-Ukraine Policy Dialogue organized by the US-Ukraine Foundation headed by Nadia McConnell. Some 30...
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Adults playing soldier

Kamianets-Podilsky recently hosted the 2nd International Military Historical Festival Terra Heroica. Reconstructors, as people who recreate events from the historical past with documentary precision...

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