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

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03/22/2017 - 17:11
In late January, Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) operatives in Rivne oblast busted, in fact for the first time in the history of Ukraine, an international ring of smugglers who handled stolen antiquities.Past year a 10th-century sword was returned to Ukraine before being smuggled to the European...
03/16/2017 - 10:52
In fact, it was the first time in the history of independent Ukraine that such a group of criminals was neutralized and a channel for illegal export of Ukraine’s cultural property to Western Europe was cut off. Exposing of this group also means that we can finally begin the restoration of the...
03/15/2017 - 18:23
A Scythian Woman by Halyna Sapehina is proudly looking at the visitors. Next to it there is a picture Two Women by Gabriel Buletsa, which shows two peasant women in the field, with one of them holding a huge bunch of flowers. There is a work Ballet by Alina Maksymenko with the dancers whose slim...
03/13/2017 - 17:55
Andrii Nakorchevsky is a religion researcher, translator, and landscape architect. He has been teaching at Japan’s oldest Keio University since 1995. In Ukraine, which he visits regularly, he deals with landscape design and draws up, together with his colleagues, projects of integrated...
02/13/2017 - 17:49
In winter, radiators become the home’s most attractive feature, as people like to comfortably warm themselves up near them on coming home from the cold. Modern radiators look unpretentiously, for their most important function is to stay warm. It was very different with stoves, once mandatory...
02/13/2017 - 17:35
The sky is blue, leaves are green, and snow is white. Artist Mykola Malyshko has made an attempt to render the blue, green, and white as such, as an absolute that personifies myriads of phenomena, thoughts, and experiences. Malyshko’s exhibit “The Color” is currently open at the...
02/07/2017 - 11:38
Ukrainian artist Mykola Zhuravel’s picture portrays the tectonic shift that gave birth to Japan. He is a participant in Project “Inner Japan” that was recently launched at the Kyiv History Museum. “Two [tectonic] plates are shifting... this marks the birth of Japan,”...
02/02/2017 - 11:13
Ernest Hemingway once wrote an autobiographical book, A Moveable Feast, which describes the period in the 1920s, when the young writer lived in Paris. This fascinating book is full of a sparkling life. I recalled it when I was visiting “Visual Generosity: the Pictures of Paris,” an...
01/25/2017 - 17:42
Two engravings one under the other – one depicts An no Heibei, a thug from the legendary gang executed in Osaka in 1747, and the other shows the beautiful girl Ohan. These are the images of one person, the famous Kabuki theater actor Onoe Kikugoro III. He was an outstanding kaneru...
01/24/2017 - 11:13
He is a noted theologian and public activist. He has spent many years helping the Ukrainian Orthodox Church assert its place in the international religious community. He was the one to come up with the idea of full canonical independence for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Kyiv Patriarchate.On this...

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