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

№57, (2017)

09/28/2017 - 10:27

“Prince Harry of the Windsors and the Invictus of the Monomakhs”

Prince Harry of Wales, a grandson of UK Queen Elizabeth II, a British Afghan war veteran who liquidated, flying an Apache helicopter, one of the Taliban terrorist organization leaders in October...
09/28/2017 - 10:18

Through Den’s lens again

“This is the third time I visit the traditional Den exhibit. Every year photos more and more enchant me. I watch the pictures over and over again. I wish I hadn’t seen photos about war,...
09/28/2017 - 10:16

One is reminded of 1937...

Dr. Serhii Hrushevsky, history lecturer with the Donetsk Institute of Public Education [sic], was shot by an NKVD firing squad in Sandarmokh, a ravine in Karelia, in November 1937. He was...
09/28/2017 - 10:11

The Catalan precedent

At the end of last week the major cities of Catalonia, an autonomous region within the Kingdom of Spain, saw demonstrations of protest. Citizens disagreed with the tough policy of the country’s...
09/28/2017 - 10:04

The old man and the sea

The exposition, titled “The Genius and the Sea: Traditions, Searches, Discoveries,” marks the 200th anniversary of Ivan Aivazovsky’s birth and the 95th anniversary of the Kyiv...
09/28/2017 - 09:58

Portraits from the bottom of her heart

“To work, to travel, to live, and to work again” is the motto of a Kyiv lady artist who lives in the US now. Anel Tolkachova is very diverse – she travels to many countries and...
09/27/2017 - 17:30

Hand-woven history

Recently, the city of Bohuslav, Kyiv oblast, celebrated the 985th anniversary of its foundation. Residents had been carefully preparing for the occasion, and spent as much as nine months in daily...
09/27/2017 - 17:29

Kurdistan: a step towards independence?

An independence referendum was held in Iraqi Kurdistan on Monday, September 25. The turnout was high: Reuters reports that 78 percent of voters came to the polling stations. The authorities...
09/27/2017 - 17:24

“In Canada Ukraine has got a great friend”

A delegation of the Canadian parliament, led by Stephen FUHR, chairman of the Standing Committee on National Defense, visited Ukraine recently. Fuhr is a former pilot of the Canadian Air Force, he...
09/27/2017 - 17:21

A high dimension

“Sometimes the elite and elitism are confused with wealth or membership of nomenklatura. They actually are manifestations of a subtle and super-strong atmosphere of moral spirit. The elite are...
09/27/2017 - 17:01

The versatile Olena Kulchytska

“Here in 1938-67 lived and worked traditional artist Olena Kulchytska,” reads a memorial plaque at the entrance to an inconspicuous home. This building has for nearly half a century...
09/27/2017 - 16:55

A painted bowl takes the center stage

An exhibition of well-known Vinnytsia folk artist Viktoria Nikolaieva has started at a show room of the Vinnytsia Regional Folk Art Center. The exhibition “Based on Podillia Bowls... from the...
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