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

№37, (2006)

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HALSHKA 2006

The organizers of the beauty contest at Ostroh Academy National University have adopted a new approach. Every year on the university’s anniversary the female students organize a beauty contest named...
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Ministers “suspended” for two weeks

The three-hour report by Minister of Foreign Affairs Borys Tarasiuk and Minister of Defense Anatolii Hrytsenko ended with a two-week pause during which Ukraine’s parliamentarians will assess their...
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The “so-called” Holodomor

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs sees no grounds for recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as an act of genocide on an ethnic basis, reads the statement issued by the ministry’s press...
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Kyiv won’t be European Capital of Culture until it joins EU

The Council of Europe has designated the Turkish capital of Istanbul as the European Capital of Culture in 2010. Kyiv and Istanbul were the main competitors for this title. We lost our last chance-...
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Revolution discovered Ukraine for ourselves

Ukraine has celebrated one anniversary of the Maidan as an official holiday. True, even last year it had a bitter taste due to the rift between former allies (who turned out merely situational)....
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Artist of the Carpathians

In the early 1970s Mykhailo Kateryniuk was called a “wizard” of wood and metal. This young member of the Artists’ Union of Ukraine was named Merited Master of Folk Art when he was only 23. His talent...
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Preparing for the ball

How are preparations for the Vienna Ball going at the National Opera of Ukraine? How will this ball be different from last year’s? What surprises are in the offing? The organizers did more than...
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Our Ukraine attacks political reform

The meeting of Our Ukraine’s council to elect a chairman has been adjourned for two or three weeks. The regional organizations must get a chance to express their opinions about the further destiny of...
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“16 days without violence”

Social workers are raising the alarm: in 2005 alone there were 30,327 cases of domestic violence. According to unofficial statistics, the number is much higher. First Deputy Minister of Family...
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Looking back on the Book

This year marks the 160 th anniversary of the appearance of Istoriia Rusov [History of the Rus’ People] which was published in the Russian Empire in 1846. Its title speaks eloquently of the contents...
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This week in history

Nov. 21 1996: President Leonid Kuchma of Ukraine signs an edict establishing the “Ukraine for its Children” National Relief Foundation for Mothers and Children. 2004: The second round of presidential...
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Real promises

Poland’s Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski will probably long remember his first official visit to Ukraine. During his recent visit he met with two Ukrainian prime ministers in Kyiv: the current...
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Knights of the Heavenly Foundation

On Nov. 9 the Ukrainian Helsinki Group (UHG) marked its 30 th anniversary. The jubilee conference dedicated to this event gathered not only the legendary participants of this organization but also a...
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The stormy day

In putting together a complete biography of Volodymyr Svidzinsky, a researcher must first of all determine its parameters and the quintessence of the poet. It is also important to establish...
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Ukraine went through hell — this was the genocide

As I touch the little box shrubs, violets, and marigolds and look at the surprisingly living photo of a smiling man, which is attached near the cross on the grave of my late husband, in spite of the...

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