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

№10, (2003)

25.03.2003 - 00:00

Russia to raise oil prices

A high-level group of the Four (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine) discussed drafting the concept of a single economic space (SES) on March 21 in Astana. According to Russian Vice Premier...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Who Will Get Stuck With Chornobyl?

Zhytomyr oblast authorities are serious worried by information that agencies of the Ministry for Emergency Management and those responsible for protecting people from the consequences of the...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

A Candle Lit in Memory and Hope...

Why does my heart ache so whenever I recall that old story? I heard it from my mother when I was a little girl. Perhaps I was in a bad mood and didn’t want to clean my plate. In such cases parents...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

The Morality of Amorality in Foreign Policy

When it comes to morality, diplomats are usually seen as cold and calculating. Machiavelli and Metternich are synonymous with the ruthless pursuit of interest verging on dishonesty. Sir Henry Wootton...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Hold on, Volodia, we Ukrainians are with you!

In the not so distant past, a popular belief was that whites could not sing rap, play basketball, or box, for these were the domains of Black singers and athletes. Today white Eminem is one of the...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Leonid KRAVCHUK: “The transfer of power is not just handing over the keys to the safe...”

What characterized the position of People’s Deputy Leonid Kravchuk, leader of the Social Democratic Party (United) fraction and first president of independent Ukraine, during the Verkhovna Rada...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Can Crimean Museums Take More Visitors?

The number of museum visitors in 2002 in the Crimea rose by 14% over the previous year, totaling 2,144,600. Last year 18 museums were operating there, including five literary, four arts, three local...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

And demands 10 billion hryvnias

The agrarian bloc has watered down its stance on Ukraine’s WTO membership. Previously adamantly opposed, now it proposes terms on which it will support the cabinet’s initiative to liberalize foreign...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Musings on the Ukrainian art business

I would like to start with something beautiful and unforgettable. Italy, for example. Who has failed to marvel, even if from afar, at the luxury of its cathedrals, museums, palaces, the magic beauty...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Third Millennium: Shattered Illusions

Once again our condemnation of wars did not work. Another one broke out, as an alternative to hopes placed in the third millennium, in the region where biblical history had been made and age-old...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

British Prepare Ukrainian Officers For Civilian Life

On March 19 Khmelnytsky saw the first graduation ceremony at the Ukrainian-British Retraining and Resettlement Center for Retired Officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. How to live on is a sore...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

EU Membership Premature for Ukraine but Not for Others

The visit by the Ukrainian delegation headed by Premier Yanukovych to Brussels for the EU — Ukraine Council session marked the first such high-level meeting in a quite long time. Significantly the...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Mykola SADOVSKY: Under the Unblinking Eye of the GPU

The Soviet totalitarian regime’s double standard was especially blatant under Stalin, in the system’s attitude toward noted cultural figures who were publicly lauded and privately persecuted. One...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

The people is not a political scientist

No popular consensus on the political reform has taken shape as yet. The people is inspired neither by reducing the president’s powers nor changing the parliamentary elections system to proportional...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

On March 20 Mykola Trehub would have been sixty

Mykola Ivanovych Trehub was born on March 20, 1943, in the village of Mykhailivka, Kyiv oblast. He died when he was still young on March 23, 1984. He was author of over 1000 works in the graphic arts...

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