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

№24, (2008)

29.07.2008 - 00:00

Smart and smarter

One should give the current Minister of Education and Science Ivan Vakarchuk his due. After taking up this office, where he inherited a mess not of his own making, he tackled it heroically. The mess...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

Straw kingdom

This year the Ukrainian Museum of Folk Architecture and Daily Life in the village of Pyrohove, near Kyiv, again attracted the country’s best wickerwork artisans. “According to our creative council,...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

The ecumenical patriarch comes to Kyiv

What many well-wishers and critics did not believe until the last minute ended up happening: Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople came to ancient Kyiv. He arrived on a Ukraine International...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

Scientists expose tobacco myths

Women’s conviction that smoking helps to control weight is a myth, as evidenced by the findings of a team of experts at University College London. During a six-year-long study the scientists followed...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

A barrier on the way to the European dream

A hostel for 200 foreign migrants recently opened in the village of Rozsudiv in Chernihiv oblast, on the premises of a formal military unit. Migrants can stay there for up to six months even if they...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

Slavic bazaar in Vitebsk: lots of publicity, politics, and songs

Every year Rodion Bas, the director general of the International Slavic Bazaar Music Festival in Vitebsk, is asked the same question: What’s the difference between this year’s festival and...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

James Mace

“Just as one cannot study the Holocaust without becoming half- Jewish in spirit, one cannot study the Famine and not become at least half — Ukrainian” James Mace Arsen Zinchenko, a member of the...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

The decline of track and field in Dnipropetrovsk

The athletes of Dnipropetrovsk and their coaches have sounded the alarm. They say that the preparations for the Euro- 2012 soccer championship are threatening the development of track and field (...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

Valerii KHOROSKOVSKY: “All the established contraband schemes have been eliminated”

The speed with which goods are transported abroad is the main goal and the best proof of a successful customs reform. In Lithuania, for example, the procedure of registering a large freight train...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

Under a foreign yoke

The life of the prominent 19th-century Ukrainian thinker Mykhailo Drahomanov-and especially the reception of his colossal intellectual heritage by his contemporaries and subsequent generations-is a...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

Not a word about partnership

On Thursday President Viktor Yushchenko gathered several dozen journalists from the central mass media on the green lawns of his Secretariat, where his quarterly press conferences are traditionally...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

From servility to revolt, non-stop

For Russia, 2008 is becoming a litmus test that, plunged into the glass of Russian reality, is exposing the actual situation: a new president has been elected and the project to choose “The...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

A romantic in the era of pragmatism. Dmytro Dontsov in the context of 20th-century Ukraine

In contemporary Ukraine, Dmytro Dontsov (1883-1973) remains at best a partially acceptable but mostly controversial figure. It is difficult to imagine a non- Galician city that would name a street...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

This week in history

July 29 1880: The Aivazovsky Art Gallery opens in Feodosiya (Crimea). 1994: Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine suspends the privatization process. July 30 1920: Ukrainian Military Organization led by Yevhen...
29.07.2008 - 00:00

What church do we call “our own”?

Now that Ukraine is celebrating the 1,020th anniversary of the baptism of Rus’, sociologists would like to know Ukrainian attitudes to some historical landmarks in Ukraine that are connected with the...

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