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, (2006)

31.01.2006 - 00:00

The observation knot

Parliamentary election observers are beginning to arrive in Ukraine. The first to report their arrival was the mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). However, not...
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How to define the president’s style ?

The first anniversary of the Ukrainian president’s inauguration served as a pretext to consider the new leader’s style. Our discussion began with an article that was sent to the editors. Later The...
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We and the empire

I am writing a different foreword than the one I initially planned. I must respond to a diplomatic scandal that broke out in the last days of the “gas war.” When First Deputy Foreign Minister...
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“Several meetings with the late...”

A festival commemorating the 250th anniversary of the birth of the great Austrian composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was held at the National Philharmonic on Jan. 25-27. It began with the literary-...
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Methane proposal

Now that Ukraine appears to have settled its gas dispute with Russia’s Gazprom, it is high time to accelerate the development of Ukraine’s own natural gas resources. One place to start is in the coal...
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Our Thermopylae

Everyone who has studied ancient history remembers the 300 Spartan heroes, who died in 480 BC in Thermopylae Gorge but stopped the advance of the Persian invaders. In critically reconsidering...
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Appealing to common sense

The Ukrainian court system continues to work against itself by constantly issuing rulings that undermine citizens’ trust in courts and judges, since the latter obviously do not follow the law so much...
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On the eve of the French Revolution

Charles de Montesquieu, the French philosopher and man of letters of the Age of Enlightenment, died 250 years ago. All his reflections and books were dedicated to an analysis of existing laws, the...
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This week in history

January 31 1920. The first Ukrainian Communist newspaper in the US Ukrayinski Shchodenni Visti (Ukrainian Daily News) started its publication in New York. 1966. The Council of Ministers of USSR...
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EU expansion may affect Ukraine

For most of the last century, political realities kept Ukraine and Sweden apart. But my visit to Kiev last week served as a reminder of the numerous things that keep us together. Our two countries...
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How to stop the oligarchization of power?

This phenomenon poses a threat to Ukraine, says political scientist Valentyna HOSHOVSKA, who heads the Center for Prospective Social Research at the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy and the...
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46.5 million hryvnias for St. Sophia restoration

A total of 46.5 million hryvnias will be allocated for the restoration and rehabilitation of the historical and cultural preserve “Sophia Kyivska” in 2006, reports www.for-ua.com, citing the press...
31.01.2006 - 00:00

Serhiy TULUB: “We know clearly what to do and how”

Serhiy Tulub’s office is equipped with a voltage frequency meter, the kind that he had while serving as fuel and energy minister and later as chairman of Enerhoatom. I look at the meter readings: 50...
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Sleeping Beauty visits Genoa

The Kyivans gave seven performances of Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty on the stage of one of Italy’s most celebrated theaters — Teatro Carlo Felice, hallowed by several premieres of Verdi and...
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Everyone can support the Olympic athletes

The Turino 2006 Winter Olympics are less than two weeks away. Everyone is getting ready for the games: from athletes, government officials, and journalists to the National Olympic Committee (NOC)...

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