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

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

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

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

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...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Ukrainians do not like them

The overwhelming majority of Ukrainians (77%) believe that the military operation in Iraq will have negative consequences for Ukraine. Such a manifestation of public opinion was recorded by pollsters...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Miners think otherwise

The results are anything but cheerful. According to the ministry, coal production during the first two months of 2003 declined by 11% from the same period of last year, with the extraction of coal...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Our Sad Church Affairs

There is probably not a single conscious Ukrainian indifferent to the matters of Ukrainian Orthodoxy, no matter what faith he adheres to. Evidence of this are frequent calls to the editorial office...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Parliament allows Ukrainian soldiers to aid peaceful Kuwaitis

Verkhovna Rada has authorized the dispatch of a Ukrainian radiation, chemical, and bacteriological decontamination battalion to Kuwait. The agreement between Kyiv and Kuwait City was ratified by 258...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

A Thousand Copies For a Prize

This year’s Shevchenko Prize ceremony provided many surprises. There is nothing to worry about, as the committee has performed its functions properly. Nor were the nominees and winners idle, creating...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Okhorona to Conquer Mont Blanc

On March 19, the State Security Department at the Ministry of Internal Affairs organized a downhill competition on Kyiv’s best ski run in Protasovy Yar for department staff and their families. Even...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

The Great Gamble

As of this writing, there are reports that the Americans have found a dual-use chemical facility south of Baghdad that might have been making chemical weapons. At the same time, the reports in local...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

Concerning the parliamentary hearings on problems of the Ukrainian language

One should not overly dramatize the likely ratification of the Charter of Regional and National Minority Languages, for Ukraine will continue to be Russified in any case. Yet, it does not seem fair...
25.03.2003 - 00:00

The celebrated Kuban Cossack Choir tours for two weeks to packed houses

The State Academic Kuban Cossack Choir (named for the Kuban River region, where Russian Empress Catherine II resettled the Zaporozhzhian Cossacks after destroying their fortress in Ukraine) ended a...


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