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

№55, (2010)

12.10.2010 - 00:00

Who and what can keep the powers democratic

The question of the activity of democratic institutions in Ukraine was discussed during the most recent session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. As a result, a...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Golden award for the James Mace Prize winner

Last year this newspaper launched the James Mace Civic Stand Prize for achievements in journalism. It was to be awarded to the authors of articles in The Day that took a strong position on...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Ukrainian books conquer Karakum

ASHGABAT – KYIV — For the first time Ukraine has become an honorary guest of the exhibit in Ashgabat. Of all 30 countries that took part in the exhibit, the Ukrainian national exposition, created by...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

This day in history

1552: Troops under Ivan the Terrible’s command seize Kazan. After overwhelming the Kazan Khanate, the Russian tsar proceeds to subjugate the Astrakhan Khanate. 1920: The Russian Soviet Federative...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Where are parking lots for bicycles?

On October 7, Kyiv cyclists held a protest action next to the Kyiv City Council building. According to UNIAN reports, they demanded that the deputies vote for the draft bylaw “On establishing free...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Beyond the limit

It has grown into a tradition with Ukraine, to fling mud on your political opponents as soon as an election campaign starts. On the eve of the last election, we were treated to the so-called...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

In memory of “golden September”

  Maidan-INFORM reported that a class had been held at one of Lviv’s high schools on the subject “The First Soviet Occupation of Western Ukraine (1939-41).” This lecture...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

The Ukrainian magazine of translated literature turns 85

Mid-September has traditionally become the time for Ukrainians to remember that a person is not just a political or economic creature, but also one that reads. Taking a couple day’s break from the...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

A normal country or a knacker?

“And entering into the field, he began to preach to the birds which were on the ground, and suddenly all those also on the trees came round him, and all listened while St. Francis...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Long neglected architecture

A historical monument of architecture, the building of the Cherkasy Wedding Palace, will soon undergo major modifications, including an extensive restoration of the facade, and a complex neighborhood...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Social stalemate

On October 7 trade unions across the planet marked the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) 2010. It was instituted by the International Labor Organization in 1999, but has not yet become a second First...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Lethargy “Medicine”

On October 2-10 the Ukrainian Home opened its doors for all the volunteers to see the 12th International Photo Exhibit of The Day. For some a trip to the Ukrainian Home in late September or early...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Dependent judiciary

Perhaps, the first reform, as it is called among the government clique, is the judicial reform, i.e., the new and already effective Law “On the Judicial System and the Status of Judges.” After heated...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

Save the temple

Dnipropetrovsk – The local Roman Catholic congregation fears a corporate raid on St. Joseph’ Church that was returned to the faithful last year. The church lawsuit lasted for over a decade after the...
12.10.2010 - 00:00

President’s chief bodyguard turns out to be… a Russian citizen

The safety of Viktor Yanukovych, his every step, is controlled by a person with a Russian passport in his pocket and undisclosed shoulder straps under his plain clothes, writes Ukrainska Pravda. The...


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