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)

10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 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...
10/12/2010 - 00:00

Greek gift for the president

Is Ukraine heading towards authoritarianism or, still worse, dictatorship? Formally at least, the road is wide open. The Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, was a clear demonstration of...
10/12/2010 - 00:00

Space prospects

Dnipropetrovsk – President Viktor Yanukovych is going to visit the space-rocket enterprise Pivdenmash. The visit of the head of the state to Dnipropetrovsk is scheduled for October 12. The enterprise...
10/12/2010 - 00:00

Believe in yourself

A project named “I Am the Guardian of the Family Hearth,” aimed at the social integration of teenage girls, was launched in Kyiv. It is supposed to teach teenage girls from vulnerable social strata...
10/12/2010 - 00:00

Madly in love with the Carpathians

October 5 marked Serhii Onyshchenko’s 90th anniversary. The artist was born in Horokhiv. Already as a child he showed a talent for painting, which is no surprise, as his father was a renowned...
10/12/2010 - 00:00

The future of power

CAMBRIDGE – Global government is unlikely in the twenty-first century, but various degrees of global governance already exist. The world has hundreds of treaties, institutions, and regimes...
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Kyrgyzstan becomes a parliamentary republic The recent elections in Kyrgystan to the Zhogorka Kenesh – a unicameral legislature, consisting of 120 deputies – made this country a...
10/12/2010 - 00:00

Second try

“This is a cry from our hearts! Listen to us at last!” Such were the appeals of small- and medium- business owners to the government during the All-Ukrainian Congress of Business people (Open Market...


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