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

“I’m from Odesa!”

“There is something special in the soil. There is something about these straight streets that run towards the sea, this blue sky, the greenery of acacias and plane trees, these warm...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Ukraine has six new Heroes

On Aug. 26 President Victor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed decrees awarding six people the title of Hero of Ukraine, all of whom also received the Order of the State, UNIAN reports. The distinguished...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

The many faces of Ukraine

This year marks the 13th national competition of art and documentary photography organized by the National Union of Ukrainian Artists to coincide with Independence Day. This year more than 150...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

The ins and outs of getting into Ukrainian universities

It does credit to Minister of Education and Science Ivan Vakarchuk and most of his subordinates that this year the results of external testing were the key factor in student applications to higher...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

An expert warning

Head of the Russia...
09/02/2008 - 00:00

Fire at the Bulge: the Battle of Kursk

Official Soviet historiography regards the Battle of Kursk as one of the most important battles of World War II. Without a doubt, this conflict played a role in turning the situation in favor of...
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...

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