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
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№27, (2005)

13.09.2005 - 00:00

Crisis Diplomacy

Practically the entire world media carried the headline-making news of Ukraine’s latest domestic political collisions. Most commentaries were about the Ukrainian government’s first serious crisis in...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

School within a School

The Crimean authorities have approved a decision to increase the number of bilingual schools on the peninsula. According to the autonomy’s Minister of Education Oleksandr Hluzman, for the current...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

Recent Developments In Church Life

The faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) are celebrating the transfer of part of the holy remains of St. Serafim Sarovsky (secular name: Prokhor Moshnin) from Russia to...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

This week in history

September 13, 1848. A Ukrainian Language Chair was founded at Lviv University. 1921. The Council of People’s Commissars passed a decision On Preserving Monuments of Culture and History in the Early...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

Ranked Down: Ukraine Now 78th on Living Standards Index

A year ago we ranked 70th. Like in 2004, the No. 1 country today is Norway: experts have found that its per capita income, life expectancy, and level of education and medical care are the best. The...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

Post-Kuchma Times

How new is the new government? How is it different from the previous one? Is it succeeding in keeping the promises given to Ukrainians on the Maidan twice, in the winter of 2005 and eight months...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

Enchanted by Ukraine

The Ukrainian land was not only a haven for this gifted individual but a constant source of nourishment for his creative talent, which offered him a vast field for his pedagogical endeavors. Jozef...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

James SHERR: The Magic of the Orange Revolution was Wearing off Long Before This Crisis

The Ukrainian cabinet’s retirement has made headlines across the world. President Viktor Yushchenko has had telephone conversations, concerning the domestic political crisis, with Vladimir Putin and...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

An Unnecessary Bill?

“A wealthy prospective investor wishes to meet a Ukrainian counterpart to set up a television or radio company in Ukraine. Those who are unwilling to bypass the law need not apply.” Indeed, to launch...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

“Intellectual Europe on the Ukrainian Genocide”

On September 5 the Art and Culture Center of National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy hosted the presentation of Death of the Land. Holodomor in Ukraine of 1932-33, published under the editorship of...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

The Son Is Not Responsible for His Father . Or Is He?

The editors and staff of The Day asked me to comment on a recent event in Russia. It seems that Marx Draule, the son of Leonid Nikolayev, the killer of the Leningrad Bolshevik leader Sergey Kirov,...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

Leonid KRAVCHUK: “Growth of Business And Government Is a Historical Process”

Our talk with Ukraine’s first president Leonid Kravchuk the evening before the series of resignations once again confirmed that Mr. Kravchuk is by far the only politician in this country (his...
13.09.2005 - 00:00


For five years running, the Dumka Choir has been performing at France’s high-profile musical festivals. According to choir conductor Yevhen Savchuk, over the years the choir has won the hearts of...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

“PR” from the Parliamentary Podium

Contrary to various forecasts, the 8th session of the Verkhovna Rada opened last Tuesday in a solemn and exalted atmosphere. The traditional procedures — calling the session to order, the singing of...
13.09.2005 - 00:00

Those Who Were Tortured to Death Are Standing behind Us

Two important events have just taken place in Kyiv, as reported by The Day: the launch of the book Death of the Land. Holodomor in Ukraine: 1932-33, written by a team of Italian researchers, and the...