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

Society

12/12/2017 - 11:48

“An astonishing amount of historical facts and curiosities”

The second, additional print of Den’s recent new publication The Crown, or Heritage of the Rus’ Kingdom is about to be sold out – and less than in three months, for we...
12/12/2017 - 11:45

“In everyone’s eyes I spot a spark of hope”

Den’s 19th International Photo Exhibit has been open for a week already and has harvested a lot of grateful reactions: for being truthful and brave and for helping open society’s eyes to...
12/12/2017 - 11:43

“We are also members of the community!”

For almost a year and a half, a group of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from eastern Ukraine have lived in a 19th-century building in the heart of Odesa, in Uspenska Street. They number over a...
12/07/2017 - 12:23

Cyborgs: watching to recall

December 6 is officially designated as the Day of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in our calendar. It makes one to want to say in a lofty tone that in the current difficult reality all the days...
12/07/2017 - 12:02

“It is a great honor to me”

It is most gratifying to celebrate International Volunteer Day in a company of volunteers – ideally, joining their work. This in fact happened in our place. A special guest, volunteer Anna...
12/05/2017 - 11:33

“This is an exhibition for strong people”

“I was very scared when the events in the Donbas began. I thought, what Kharkiv would be like, and would they move on it? Yes, most residents of Kharkiv region support Ukraine, and we are...
11/30/2017 - 10:38

“Photos charged with genuine emotions”

Kharkiv’s internet what’s-on-list includes some 400 events, from psychology trainings to club parties. You really don’t know where to look first, so here is our tip: make sure...
11/29/2017 - 18:39

President and Hetman

On November 27, Borys Paton, an outstanding Ukrainian scientist, the unchallenged president of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (formerly: Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR)...
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 - 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...
11/23/2017 - 10:52

“What is my favorite profession? To serve people!”

On the phone, Bobby Horton sings about how “away from Mississippi’s vale / With my ol’ hat there for a sail / I crossed upon a cotton bale / To Rose of Alabama....
11/22/2017 - 16:45

Love as special need

He turned up holding a copy of Vesti whose front page carried his photo and a sensational headline, “Poroshenko’s Friend High and Dry.” “What a disgusting manipulation,...
11/20/2017 - 17:57

Meditation, cinematography, and dreams

David Lynch, who created Twin Peaks, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, and Mulholland Drive, won a Cesar Award, a Palme d’Or, and a Golden Lion, has introduced in Kyiv the David Lynch Foundation...
11/20/2017 - 17:31

It’s hard to be honest with yourself

It’s especially hard to make a stand in a peaceful time, because in peaceful time the enemies are vague and sometimes they even look like your friends. In such periods the horrors of the past...
11/16/2017 - 11:39

The undestroyed renaissance

This is a saga of the flourishing and subsequent destruction of a powerful artistic movement that arose in the 1920s-1930s in Kharkiv, then the capital of Soviet Ukraine. The 66 apartments of...

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