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

№29, (2006)

26.09.2006 - 00:00

Beware! Social advertising!

Several days ago the organizers of the 2nd National Public Advertising Festival, scheduled to open on Nov. 3 at Ukraine House, presented the festival’s new emblem and concept. Even without them, many...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

The army will be protected

Ukraine’s military forces gather the strongest and healthiest people in the nation. But the AIDS epidemic has now reached its ranks: since the disease began spreading in Ukraine, more than 400...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

This week in history

September 26 1995: PACE Session in Strasbourg adopts a resolution on Ukraine’s accession to this organization. 2001: Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma’s visit to Kazakhstan begins; a number of...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

“And the princes began to plot sedition against each other...”

(Conclusion. Continued from The Day, no. 151). Could Rus’ have gone another way under these circumstances? It is possible. To a significant degree this depended on the personality of the Grand Prince...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Perpetuating butchers?

The First one racked my country dear; The Second gave the final blow That brought my land to utter woe... (From Shevchenko’s “The Dream,” trans. Constantine Andrusyshen and Watson Kirkconnell,...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Saying goodbye to hopes for a population explosion?

Starting next year, only married couples with an average monthly gross family income below 5,000 hryvnias, assessed over the previous six months, will be eligible for one-time childbirth benefits....
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Bruce JACKSON: “There is nothing bad about a pragmatic approach to integrating into European institutions”

Bruce JACKSON, president of the Project on Transitional Democracies, is a frequent visitor to Ukraine. He has an excellent understanding of both American and Ukrainian foreign policies. Our readers...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Straighten your back and hold your man tightly

SCHOOL FOR A LADY Lady, a school for girls, established in 2000 and modeled on the pre-Revolutionary College for Noble Maidens, is located in Boiarka, a suburb of Kyiv. The school, both outside and...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Clio and <I>The Day</I>

No matter what scholars say, I am convinced that the roots of civilization began growing not when the first state was formed, and not when the first war erupted from a dispute about a fruit tree...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

President Yushchenko speaks his mind

On Wednesday evening during the briefing at the Presidential Secretariat that followed a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council, President Viktor Yushchenko answered some questions....
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Projection of life

The main event of the year for readers — the Lviv Publishers’ Forum — took place on a day with a fateful number — Sept. 13. That is the exact number of years that publishers, book-selling...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

“...I selt sich an axcitement long ago”

Various exhibits are held every day, so no news here. These are mostly commercial ventures with some people selling and others buying, and contracts being signed. So what was the deal here? With a...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Girls to the right, boys to the left: the pros and cons of same-sex education

Many people think that same-sex education is grossly outdated. Some, including experts at the Ministry of Education, are convinced that it is alien to our mentality. Not everyone, however, is...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Lost opportunities

It looks as though Ukraine has embarked on a new stage in its relations with the North Atlantic alliance after Viktor Yanukovych’s visit to Brussels. The impression is that relations between Kyiv and...
26.09.2006 - 00:00

Will Yanukovych open up to the European Union?

Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych’s second visit to Brussels turned out to be the exact opposite of his first visit there last week. Whereas the first could be described as anti-Atlantic, the second...


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