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

№25, (2008)

09/02/2008 - 00:00

Is the West prepared to pay?

Britain’s opposition leader David Cameron has suggested that, in protest against Russia’s actions in the Caucasus, the Russian elite should be barred from shopping in Britain. In other words, if...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

“I will return to Ukraine”

IVANO-FRANKIVSK – Who says we aren’t in the European Union? Ukrainians have been there for a long time, but not in the way that some of our politicians would like to see them: voting in the European...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Another festival with Makhno

Shoot me, but I don’t understand why Makhno was born in Huliaipole in Zaporizhia region. But don’t take my invitation to shoot me seriously. I’m warning you only because the issue here is Makhno the...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Encore win

In purely sports terms, the second game between the runners-up of Ukraine and Russia had practically little importance. After Dynamo beat Spartak 4:1 two weeks ago, it was quite clear who had won the...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

“No matter where you are or where you go, you will always see Ukrainians”

Hanna Cherin is a poet, writer, and literary critic. Living on the other side of the ocean, she devoted all her creative heritage-over 50 years of writing — to Ukraine, her native land. Each of...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

The Holodomor of 1932-1933: the scholarly verdict

To many people, the assessment of the Holodomor as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people, which is entrenched in the law passed by the Verkhovna Ra­da of Ukraine on Nov. 28, 2006, is...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

53rd floral show and competition opens in Spivoche Pole

Florists in all nine districts of Ukraine’s capital have prepared masterpieces of landscape design. This year visitors to the 53rd floral show and competition are admiring paintings decorated...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

This week in history

Sept. 2, 1913: The 1st All-Russian Sports Olympics opens in Kyiv. 1930: The All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee and the Council of People’s Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR pass a resolution on...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Chauvinism without “liberal” masks

Much has been written about the enigmatic phenomenon of genius. Arthur Schopenhauer, the brilliant aphorist and celebrated German philosopher, best captured the difference between genius and talent...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

The symbols we choose

The tragedy of the Holodomor has been the subject of long-standing and broad discussions in Ukraine. The Ukrainian government declared 2008 the Holodomor Victims’ Remembrance Year. Clearly, every...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Ukrainian books advancing on Moscow

The 21st Moscow International Book Fair gathers publishers from all over the world, and working there is a necessary part of gaining access to the international book market. This year over 30...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

German cultural scene in Ukraine to expand

After a five-year interruption, the traditional weeks of German culture have been revived in Ukraine on a much larger scale than ever before. Germany’s Ambassador to Ukraine, Dr. Hans-Jurgen...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

After the festival

The awards ceremony at the “Zolote kurcha” XII International Festival of Films and Television and Radio Shows for Children and Youth just ended in the Crimean city of Feodosia. This year the festival...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Ukraine ranks 11th at the Beijing Olympics

This year’s 29th Olympic Games in China brought Ukraine unexpected success: we won a record 27 medals instead of the projected 14 and ranked 11th, occupying 10th place until the final days of the...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Volyn singers perform at the Sorochyntsi Fair

As they were packing to leave for the famous fair in Sorochyntsi, did the women from Ivanychi think that they would have to perform in the open air under the scorching sun, sleep on the floor in a...


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