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

№2, (2005)

25.01.2005 - 00:00


1 When I was working on my book Ukrayina: Vyklyk i Vybir (Ukraine: Challenge and Choice], published by Dukh i Litera in Kyiv in 2003) on long winter evenings in 2001-2002, I never expected that my...
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Housewarming at Bandinelli Palace

Bandinelli Palace would not be the major attraction of Lviv’s Rynok Ploshcha [Marketplace Square] if not for the painstaking restoration work being done on the premises, which initially literally “...
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Who Has the Right?

There is a lively and rather odd debate going on in this country about lustration, the political cleansing of former officials. Perhaps the point lies in the literal interpretation of a link between...
25.01.2005 - 00:00

“A Straight Talk”

Joining the presidential race, the now ex-prime minister Viktor Yanukovych put emphasis on social commitments of his government and generously used budgetary funds to meet these. Accordingly, the...
25.01.2005 - 00:00

Ukrainians Launch 77 Humanitarian Projects in Iraq

Ukrainian peacekeepers are providing humanitarian aid to the Iraqi people. Since October 2004, the social and material infrastructure restoration unit of Ukraine’s 7th Separate Mechanized Brigade,...
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Mykhailo SLABOSHPYTSKY: “Today no one is stopping us from being Ukrainians in Ukraine”

The Fifth Petro Jacyk Ukrainian Language Competition, administered by the League of Ukrainian Philanthropists, is picking up pace. Over the years it has been gaining in popularity among school...
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The Elections are Over. Long Live the Elections?

Sunday’s inauguration of Ukrainian president-elect Viktor Yushchenko differed from previous ones not only because it was held at the Verkhovna Rada and on the Maidan, but also because it featured an...
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The Choice

The Day’s photo exhibit at the Khmelnytsky Museum of Contemporary Art ended on January 14 and the results of the audience choice contest were announced. After the public tally of the 404 ballots, it...
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This week in history

January 25. 1919. The Provisional Workers’ and Peasants’ Government of Ukraine approved a declaration On the Need to Unite the Ukrainian and Russian Soviet Republics on the Basis of a Socialist...
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Lessons from the Tsunami

There are many lessons that emerge from the tsunami that brought such devastation and loss of life to Asia. It demonstrated the power of globalization, as television brought vivid pictures of the...
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Our Underrated Cultural Wealth

The Ukrainian capital recently played host to some guests of honor from Poland and Sweden. These were museum directors who have received awards for popularizing the Ukrainian historical heritage and...
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The Ordinariness of the Absurd

Gallery “36” on Andriyivsky Uzviz St. hosts a solo show by Kyiv artist Svitlana Kondratenko. Her pictures, a magical combination of daily routine and the absurd, ordinariness and ritual, are...
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Caution: Children!

It is usually adults who organize and take part in all kinds of discussions of children’s problems: they talk, draw conclusions, and decide what their sons and daughters need to be completely happy...
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A Cup without a Commonwealth

The history of these competitions can be instructive for both athletes and politicians. The organizers of the Commonwealth Cup of soccer, held in Moscow since January 1993, saw this tournament as a...
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Learning to Submit Bids

Aside from the Seven Wonders of the World, there is another register of historical and cultural monuments, which features over 750 sites. It is administered by the United Nations Educational,...


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