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, (2008)

22.01.2008 - 00:00

Fireworks instead of politics

According to a 2006 survey, only about two percent of Ukraine’s young people are members of civic organizations or at least are aware of their existence. This is a staggeringly low figure, because in...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Ukraine’s national soccer team: an episode or an epoch?

In Mukachiv last Monday, President Viktor Yushchenko once again focused attention on the need to speed up preparations for the 2012 European soccer championship. “I would like to send a distress...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Richard LUGAR: Reducing of your own vulnerability will protect you against energy pressure

Co-Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Richard Lugar is nearly the greatest friend of Ukraine of all the foreign politicians. He has been visiting Ukraine since 1993, therefore he...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

The price of awakened insight

There is a long-standing dictum that artistic works of a truly high level, including literature, offer the possibility to see a future path along which History itself will soon advance and to discern...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Will the government provide?

On Jan. 16, 2008, the Cabinet of Ministers unanimously approved its draft program “The Ukrainian Breakthrough: for People, Not Politicians.” According to Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, the...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Reviving Europe’s Universities

COPENHAGEN — Writing at home sometime ago, with Wimbledon on TV in the background, it occurred to me that just as Britain hosts the world’s top tennis tournament but never wins it, so we Europeans...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Stork arriving more frequently

Young families have received a nice present from the government. Starting on Jan. 1, 2008, assistance with birth costs for a first child is 12,240 hryvnias and for a second — 25,000. For a third and...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Super jazz

This year’s series of Jazz-kolo concerts, the brainchild of well-known jazzman and bass guitarist Ihor Zakus and the head of the Kyiv-based Tempora Publishing House Yulia Oliinyk, was launched on Jan...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

This week in history

Jan. 22 Day of Ukrainian Unity 1919: The Direktoria of the Ukrainian National Republic proclaims the reunification of the UNR with the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic (ZUNR) on St. Sophia Square...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

A step toward Europe

On Jan. 18, official Kyiv forwarded a letter to the NATO Secretary General, requesting the Membership Action Plan (MAP). Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Volodymyr Ohryzko, on a visit to...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Unemployment with a degree

Wage dissatisfaction, the lack of demand on the labor market, and limited career opportunities are the main factors that prevent young people from finding a job. These are the findings of a survey...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Indefatigable Yulia

The Kyiv-based Tempora Publishers specialize in memoiristic-archival and historical literature. Among its publications are unique books about little-known or completely unfamiliar facts, events, and...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Liudmyla DENISOVA: “Our main task is to combat corruption within the system”

Life never stands still. The world is progressing and placing new demands on the individual. Naturally, people are also making new demands on their state, which is responsible for their level...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Fish not biting

The Ukrainian fishing industry is in crisis. The share of “living silver” caught by Ukrainian fishermen is rapidly falling to one percent of the total CIS catch, while in Soviet times it was 23...
22.01.2008 - 00:00

Christmas fantasies from prison

Art shows have become a tradition at Ukraine’s State Department for Enforcement of Prison Sentences (DDUVP). It looks as though this state agency has decided to emulate the example portrayed in the...

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