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, (2007)

10/09/2007 - 00:00

Correcting “genetic accidents”

It is always a surprise for experts who work with children with Down’s syndrome to observe that these children are so gentle, patient, and inoffensive. Doctors even recommend that healthy children...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Carving out a path to the truth

At a recent meeting attended by the president of Ukraine and civic activists, which was broadcast by three Ukrainian television channels, The Day’s editor in chief Larysa Ivshyna presented Viktor...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Maria solo performance tradition upheld

Traditionally Kyiv’s spring theatrical season opens along with the Maria International Solo Performance Festival, named after the famous Ukrainian actor Maria Zankovetska. This project has for four...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

The British assessment

“Ukraine’s success may serve an example for countries that are experiencing difficulties, for instance, Moldova and Belarus. We are very pleased that you have held these elections, and we hope they...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Ukraine scaring off potential investors

The socialist Valentyna Semeniuk, head of the State Property Fund, sees no reason for her agency to panic. She recently spoke at a hotline talk and a press conference in the Cabinet of Ministers’...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

This week in history

Oct. 9 1928: The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Theological Academy is founded in Lviv. 1944: The NKVD of the USSR adopts a resolution on the liquidation of “OUN gangs in Western Ukraine.” Oct. 10 1932:...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Seat of the Christian faith

In the stories recounted by elderly residents of Pidliashia, who are at least 80 years old or sometimes close to 100, one can hear legends and tales that for centuries the populace maintained as a...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Uffe BALSLEV: “Ukraine could be called a small museum of European history”

Today the guest of our regular column “Ukraine through Foreign Eyes” is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Denmark to Ukraine Uffe BALSLEV. We asked him the same two...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Strange goods

Recently a 36-year-old Ukrainian woman tried to sell her four-year-old son for body parts. Initially, she priced the child’s kidney at $50,000 US, but failing to find a purchaser willing to pay this...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

How they “spoiled our feast of democracy”

On Oct. 3 Radio Liberty invited Larysa IVSHYNA, editor in chief of The Day; Andrii KULYKOV, ICTV’s host of “Freedom of Speech”; and Fidel PAVLENKO of the BBC to discuss the latest Ukrainian-Russian...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Anna Akhmatova: a game with destiny

Do you know that the great Anna Akhmatova’s mother is buried in the village of Slobidka Shelekhivska in Derazhnia raion, Khmelnytsky oblast? And that there is a very inviting museum filled with...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Third year with no victories

Before the second match of the Champions League’s group tournament, when Dynamo Kyiv was to play Sporting Lisbon, I tried to recall when Ukraine’s main champion soccer team had last won in this...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Kyiv hosts Global Battle of the Bands qualifiers

In the distant 1980s, the international music competition Global Battle of the Bands (GBOB) helped pave the way to international stardom for the legendary group A-HA. The history of the GBOB dates...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

Young people reading Lesia Ukrainka

Yalta recently hosted the 12th All-Ukrainian Lesia Ukrainka Competition of Professional Reciters, which gathered young performers from various regions of the country. The jury was presided over by...
10/09/2007 - 00:00

The art of shock and sorrow

The show at the PinchukArtCentre is this year’s most noteworthy event thanks to the participation of such renowned Western artists as Jeff Koons (US), Damien Hirst, and Antony Gormley (both from the...


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