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

№1, (2005)

18.01.2005 - 00:00

The Unvanquished Don’t Need Swords

The events of the Orange Revolution this past November and December have not yet been consigned to history or the dim and distant past. They are our present-day burning reality, which has given rise...
18.01.2005 - 00:00


Let me begin with a quote: “Based on my own experience and others’, and looking back on the many thoughts, explorations, worries, and calculations, this is my word to you: Woe betide him who...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

A Diplomatic Revolution

The EU has begun serious discussions about market-economy status, a free trade zone, and a simplified visa regime with Ukraine. “The Orange Revolution has placed Ukraine on the political map. In the...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

Change Your Style!

The Blue Ribbon Commission (nothing to do with the campaign colors of a certain presidential candidate; blue is the color of the UN flag), created with UN assistance, has formulated a socioeconomic...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

The New Power

The start of 2005 coincided with the beginning of a new political period in Ukraine. Such coincidences offer an apt opportunity to sum up the past year and contemplate future prospects. The term “new...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

Sprinting to the Finish Line

To use a Soviet propaganda cliche, 2005 may be rightly called a decisive year for Ukraine, which is on its way to the World Trade Organization. Ukraine may be admitted to this “international trade...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

Campaign’s Last Battle

Last battle is perhaps the best description of the Supreme Court’s hearing of the Yanukovych team’s grievances which began yesterday. The ex-premier’s lawyers and affiliated MPs insist that the...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

New Alternative Ukrainian Music

Every revolution has an anthem that embodies its idea. The Orange Revolution also has an unofficial anthem, which has won general recognition. This is the hit song “Razom nas bahato” [Together we are...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

One Foot in History

The Kyiv National History Museum (2 Volodymyrska St.) features a new display representing the history of the third presidential elections in Ukraine. The idea of creating a museum of the revolution...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

Churches to Refrain from Electioneering

The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations and the State Committee for Religious Affairs have suggested that tougher legal action should be taken against the state, politicians...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

Ukrainian Canadian Mykhailo Halandiuk Donates Five Million to Charity

This story has impressed many people, and not just those who live in Ukraine. Fate decreed that Mykhailo Halandiuk, an ethnic Ukrainian born in 1904 in the Lviv region, would settle after the war in...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

An Art Revolution In Full Swing

The Contemporary Art Center at Kyiv Mohyla Academy National University recently featured a young artists’ exhibition entitled Revolutionary Experimental Space. During the protest rallies on...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

Political Markup: A Possibility

No matter how much politicians may talk about this country’s real independence, their rhetoric always pursues a certain goal. In the ongoing heated discussions about independence, especially those...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

How Should the Withdrawal Of Our Troops from Iraq Proceed?

It was relatively easy to foresee a decision to withdraw the Ukrainian peacekeeping force from Iraq (especially against the backdrop of attempts to win more electoral votes). Yet it is still...
18.01.2005 - 00:00

Sound Conservatism

Every year up to 18,000 villages vanish from the map of Ukraine. They become depopulated as a result of harsh living conditions. The exacerbation of socioeconomic problems in the countryside is...


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