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

№73, (2017)

11/28/2017 - 11:57

Peculiarities of the national La Piovra

In the 1990s, gangsters exerted great influence on this country’s life, including its economy, politics, and society... Some of them even joined the ruling elite and became part of it. But has...
11/28/2017 - 11:54

“An award for... nonconformism”

During the memorial week that honors the millions of victims of the Holodomor – one of the biggest disasters in the history of Ukraine – this country is still waging a de facto...
11/28/2017 - 11:51

“Britain does not want to take a political step”

Recently, the UK Foreign Office rebuffed the call by the nation’s parliament to declare the Ukrainian Holodomor a genocide. The government explained its decision by the fact that the Holodomor...
11/27/2017 - 17:55

Bravo, DakhaBrakha!

DakhaBrakha was founded by the well-known director Vladyslav Troitskyi. Its title is derived from the Ukrainian words “davaty” (to give) and “braty” (to take), according to...
11/27/2017 - 17:53

Vakarchuk’s “third place”

Sociologists have surveyed electoral preferences of the Ukrainians. The last time they did so was quite recently – a month ago, when several companies made public their results which...
11/27/2017 - 17:00

“This front is just as important as the military one”

Last week, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko made a long-awaited step for Ukrainian diplomacy and introduced the bill “On the Diplomatic Service” to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for...
11/27/2017 - 16:54

Information war to... the last child

“The Russians never betray their own people,” “It is our people in Donetsk and Luhansk, and we are not indifferent about what is happening to them” – Russia has...
11/27/2017 - 16:45

Sources for the energy of changes

The 23rd UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, came to a close on November 17. It was the largest forum ever held in Germany. Representatives of 197 countries, which had ratified the...
11/27/2017 - 16:42

People from the past, so very much like us today

Raisa Bochlen, a typist with the Glavsevmorput [Soviet bureaucratic acronym of the Chief Directorate of the Northern Sea Route. – Ed.], was arrested and then executed on charges of...
11/27/2017 - 16:20

Picturing magic realism

Sometime in the mid-1980s, the Sovetskoe Foto magazine published some very unusual works. As the art critic and artist Hlib Vysheslavskyi recalls, these were pictures of thrown out things, in...
11/27/2017 - 16:15

What is happiness?

The work of Valerii Pyrohov (Kharkiv) is well known to anyone who has at least some interest in art. He is a regular participant of all big sculpture exhibits on the national level and in the capital...
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