Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
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05/25/2017 - 12:15
MP Hanna Hopko, who chairs the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Foreign Affairs, initiated an appeal to the Mayor of Kyiv Vitalii Klitschko, requesting him to consider initiating activities to commemorate Clyman, as well as to popularize her contribution to unveiling the Ukrainian people’s...
05/25/2017 - 11:27
Rhea Clyman had been hardly prepared to see what she saw in the Ukrainian countryside in 1932. This was despite the fact that the journalist had worked in the Soviet Union for four years and knew the realities of the country, she had even gone to the Soviet Arctic due to her desire to see camps of...
05/24/2017 - 17:54
A baby elephant among flowers, impetuous deer, a squirrel on a girl’s shoulder, and a cat with pink and blue spots around its eyes – these characters of Yoshiko are simple and wonderful like the joy you feel when a bird sings sweetly at dawn. The works of this Tokyo-based lady...
04/26/2017 - 18:07
“Naive art knows no aggression. This is what it is: sweetness itself. And our world lacks it,” muses Petro HONCHAR, one of the curators of the exhibit “Pure Art.” The project is currently open at the Mystetskyi Arsenal exhibition center in Kyiv and includes several hundred...
04/24/2017 - 17:52
The wall of a building in Prypiat features a picture of a mother bear with a cub. Next to it, one can see a graffiti of a deer family. These are almost all animals which we were able to see in the exclusion zone, except for butterflies and other insects and a black woodpecker that overflew us at a...
04/11/2017 - 10:46
Past year we heard Nadia’s story from Anatolii Butenko, Mariupol-based poet and public activist (see “Mariupol’s Ukrainian Dream” in Den’s No. 112 of June 29, 2016). Thanks to Den’s Photo Exhibit in this city we were able to meet her in person. As it...
04/06/2017 - 11:14
The Bolshevist revolt of 1917 and its interpretations through decades can be revisited at the exposition of some 90 sketches at the House of Architects (Kyiv). Importantly, the exhibit includes works by Den/The Day’s author Anatolii Kazansky, who died in 1998. The topicality of his...
04/03/2017 - 18:17
Incredibly, March 29 marks the third anniversary of the InformNapalm international volunteer project. It is just difficult to imagine that Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine, which prompted the establishment of this resource, has been going on so long.In this period, the project team...
04/03/2017 - 18:02
In the late 1950s Hnat Tarasiuk, village teacher in Zhytomyr oblast, painted several similar pictures. The characters are recurring: a woman in red and a man in black, a boat in which they sit, a river, swans, and trees... He did not paint it from life, it was his internal vision of a perfect river...
03/30/2017 - 11:49
Mariupol, a big city in the south of Donetsk oblast, often referred to as Ukraine’s wartime outpost in the east, is for the first time on the map of the Den exhibit’s travels. The city was under “DNR” militants’ control from April 13 to June 13, 2014. Now,...

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