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

Economy

11/03/2017 - 11:11

What steps are needed to pull Ukraine out of the World’s least competitive countries?

Should we rejoice at the doubtful “victories” of Ukraine in the Doing  Business ranking ? Let’s look at our positions in another important world ranking.At the end of September...
04/13/2017 - 10:30

Prime minister’s first year: conclusions and promises

Volodymyr Hroisman’s government is one year old. Can we (and should we) compare them with a toddler who makes his first steps but who cannot speak yet and so finds other ways to express his...
01/24/2017 - 10:48

Ukrainian economy is not for “wimps”

Let us recall that on January 14, MP Yurii Romanenko posted on Facebook an announcement that he had sent Elon Musk a proposal to consider building a Tesla Motors plant in Ukraine. After all, it...
01/19/2017 - 11:02

Davos and Yalta: parallels

The 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) has started in the Swiss mountain town of Davos. This year, its central theme is “Responsive and Responsible Leadership.” Western experts and...
12/08/2016 - 10:26

Trying to manage chaos

This year marks a period of plummeting economy for Russia, along with the shattering fiasco of Project Novorossia [New Russia], the apparent cul-de-sac in the war against Ukraine, and a series of...
12/06/2016 - 14:39

A step towards the Baltic-Black Sea “belt” of security

December 1 is the point of the Soviet system’s bifurcation. On that day the Ukrainian people proved with 90.32 percent of the votes that they aspired for independence. The voting...
11/30/2016 - 18:32

Are we independent 25 years after the referendum?

The Soviet Union broke up due to a number of factors, such as low oil prices, “perestroika” experiments, and mentality of the old communist retrograde. The August 1991 abortive putsch,...
11/28/2016 - 20:09

“From European optimism to healthy Ukraine-centered pragmatism”

The 18th EU-Ukraine summit, held in Brussels on November 24, failed to result in strategic or momentous decisions for this country. One may rather say that the summit gave impetus to the...
11/24/2016 - 10:34

“I did not go myself. I was forced to go”

On Monday night, November 21, the news came that Dmytro Kiva, General Designer at Antonov state enterprise, left the office and was going to depart from Ukraine.The news first appeared on...
11/23/2016 - 18:36

Will the world get back to protectionism?

The events of the past few days may change radically the global market development in the coming decades. Let us focus on the three of them. The first is the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit...
11/22/2016 - 10:12

How the Russian media were selecting the president of Ukraine

Since Americans elected Donald Trump as their new president, political life has grown more active in Russia. Firstly, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev proposed to rename Caffe Americano to Russiano....
11/17/2016 - 11:18

A new round in the Gongadze-Podolsky case

On November 16, the High Specialized Court of Ukraine for Civil and Criminal Cases held the second hearing on appeals against the sentence passed against Oleksii Pukach over his role in the...
11/15/2016 - 10:33

“If the blind leads the blind, both will fall into a pit”

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated the US president-elect Donald Trump and invited him to visit Ukraine. It is an absolutely correct step in the current situation after the...
11/09/2016 - 18:15

When copyright works

It is about selling souvenir magnetic toys that picture characters drawn by Yevhenia HAPCHYNSKA. The ruling of Lviv’s Halytsky District Court says that a souvenir shop sold five magnetic toys...
11/08/2016 - 11:56

Overcoming despair

We were incredibly touched at the opening of our photo exhibition this year. The exhibition was the culmination of this newspaper’s 20th anniversary celebrations, and we had been in fact...

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