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

№30, (2008)

07.10.2008 - 00:00

Ukrainian farmers harvest bumper crops but see no revenues

PEREIASLAV-KHMELNYTSKY – The Pereiaslav district is the number-one grain supplier in Kyiv oblast. This year it produced a record-breaking harvest, with local agricultural enterprises reaping more...
07.10.2008 - 00:00

Dynamo learns how not to lose

ISTANBUL-KYIV – Every time Dynamo Kyiv visits foreign cities to compete in European club tournaments, contacts with local soccer fans are inevitable. In most European countries you will be hard put...
07.10.2008 - 00:00

Come to <I>The Day</I>’s photography show at the Ukrainian House!

When fall comes around, people crave the warmth and comforts of home. The Day invites its readers to visit its 10th photography exhibit. Our project has long been dubbed “Ukraine...
07.10.2008 - 00:00

How to restore Ukraine’s black earth

An ineffective agrarian policy based on the theory of chemical farming has led Ukrainians, the owners of the “breadbasket of Europe,” to buy staples at world prices or consume imported foods. The...
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Unique system for improving water quality

The problem of Ukraine’s drinking water is a very pressing one, and for years scientists have sought to improve its quality. Researchers at the Anton Du­man­sky Institute of Colloid and Water...
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Standing in front of Ivan Mazepa’s portrait

In Razmyshleniia Mazeppy (Mazepa’s Reflections) Mykola Hohol (Gogol) writes: “There was a state that had always enjoyed great respect among the Cossacks and which, even though it did not...
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So close and yet so far

Summits are the greatest landmarks in the relations between the EU and its neighboring and partner countries. At a summit all parties take stock of their cooperation, set new goals, outline areas for...
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Are the media to blame?

The war in Georgia, and particularly the way it was covered by the media, has resulted in a marked worsening of Ukrainians’ attitudes to Russians, and especially vice versa. Whereas in April 2008...
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“Resource nationalism”

The EU intends to adopt special measures against countries that, in view of the surging costs of raw materials, are introducing export duties or imposing export restrictions on certain products,...
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Gas prices

On Oct. 3, Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko of Ukraine summed up her visit to Moscow. After Ukraine showed “activity” in the Georgian issue, everyone – from the head of state to the man in the street...
07.10.2008 - 00:00

Barbarism in the 20th century

The greatest military cataclysm in the history of humankind – the Second World War – will never be forgotten. Beginning on Sept. 1, 1939, this colossal military confrontation was imposed by the...
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Contemporary classical music

The strangely limited repertoire of Ukrainian opera houses makes it impossible for our opera goers to realize what drives the operatic world today and why public interest in this art remains unabated...
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The threat of Russian nihilism

The French philosopher and essayist Andre Glucks­mann, who calls a spade a spade and is close to France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy, is known to many. The distinguished Frenchman recently welcomed...
07.10.2008 - 00:00

Writers, celebrities, and Plast members to provide Ukrainian children with books

A year-long project to promote reading among Ukraine’s socially disadvantaged children was launched on Sept. 30. The organizers of this benevolent action include the international benevolent...
07.10.2008 - 00:00

Civil society in a Soviet straitjacket

(Conclusion. For Part Two, see issue No. 28)WHAT IS SOVIET POWER?The well-known American historian of Russia and communism, Richard Pipes, defined the essence of Soviet power thus: “In the Soviet...

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