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

№28, (2010)

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Glory to the true Kharkiv

Recent political events have for an umpteenth time created a halo of haplessness around Kharkiv. For several weeks the world has been discussing the Kharkiv agreements between Ukraine and Russia. It...
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Strategic partnership without strategy,

Following independence Ukraine’s leaders acquired the instrument of strategic partnership to find friends in the international arena. As a result, Ukraine currently has almost 20 strategic partners,...
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Mask, specter, and lilac

At dusk the smell of lilac, the bushes of which surround the house of the great actress, becomes clearer (she especially liked lilac). As if wishing to remind Maria Zankovetska of this fragrance, the...
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For special children with love

On May 21 the world-renowned Hryhory Veriovka Choir (conductor Zenovii Korinets) will invite the citizens of Lviv and guests of the city to the Lviv Opera House for a charity concert “For Special...
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Lina Kostenko in Sevastopol

Only then is an individual a human when they are part of a people. Lina Kostenko Fate decreed that I visit Sevastopol in late April – ostensibly to take part in the final of a competition...
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“To consider yourself a true Ukrainian, you must have a fortress behind you; that fortress is your tribe…”

If you want to achieve something important and rally other people round your project, you must first have a firm desire. This was the case with the film director Vasyl Viter when working on Bohdan...
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This day in history

1934: Kyiv hosts an international teachers’ congress. 1942: The Presidium of the Supreme Council of the USSR institutes the Order of the Great Patriotic War, 1st and 2nd Class. 1961: The...
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Words and deeds

They say that true friendship is tested by time. This is also true of the relations that have been established between the new Ukrainian administration and Russia’s political leadership. Less than...
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No to anti-Ukrainian social policy!

Since the proclamation of independence in 1991 the threat of dilution or even loss of Ukraine’s statehood has never been as obvious as it is now. Our alarm is caused, in particular, by the social...
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Total “synergy”

Ukrainian and Russian leaders welcome various forms of joint business ventures which create synergy effects, and promise to promote them, assured Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych at a joint...
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The lenses of freedom

The exhibit is taking place in humble quarters, in a small room of the Center for Modern Art foundation in Podol, Kyiv. However, in its importance it is second to none – including the “big brother,”...
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Reuniting the former empire

(Continued from The Day, #26, April 29, 2010) Lev Kamenev, while presiding over the commission tasked with looking into recommendations concerning “permanent and temporary forms of union...
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Art Arsenal and Ukrainian House swap management

Natalia Zabolotna worked as director of Ukrainian House for the last six and a half years. She was an initiator of a range of large-scale art projects which took place in the Ukrainian House: “Art-...
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Ten Unexpected Stories from the Contemporaries

A novelty has appeared in bookstores: the collection Decameron. 10 Ukrainian prose writers of recent years. It is published by the Kharkiv-based publishing house Club of Family Rest in the Stars of...
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Hollywood-style agitprop

Ukraine marked the 65th anniversary of the Allied’ victory in the European theater of World War II against the backdrop of an ignominious national defeat – the Kharkiv surrender which...

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