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

№38, (2005)

29.11.2005 - 00:00

Everything’s OK, barring a few minor details

The Voters’ Committee of Ukraine has noted a considerable improvement in the atmosphere surrounding the preparations for the elections in the sense of securing citizens’ political rights, KVU...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Oil production needs boosting, not slowing down

Prime Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov of Ukraine has described the 2006 budget as a socially balanced development budget. But there are grounds for questioning this statement. Development is somewhat...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

A fairytale and 12 months

Somebody may have wanted everything to turn out as well as possible, but things turned out as usual. The politicians headed by the nation’s top leadership used this celebration of freedom to advance...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Silent auction

The second week of gossip is swirling around the charitable auction that took place in Kharkiv on Nov. 19. The most interesting lots were kegs of honey from Viktor Yushchenko’s apiary and 18th-...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Ian BOAG: We shouldn’t become too critical, because expectations are not always immediately justified

Many hopes, including European integration, were placed in the Orange Revolution, the first anniversary of which was marked last week. In his inaugural address President Viktor Yushchenko repeatedly...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Pipeline intrigue: Ukraine’s interests require public consolidation

In the past few days gas has increasingly been a favorite subject of public gossip and statements by Ukrainian politicians. This topic is the subject of active speculations in order to earn election-...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Of jealousy and envy

Aleksandr Lukashenko believes that relations between Belarus and Ukraine “are not bad,” despite Kyiv’s “special” stand with regard to Minsk. “The Ukrainian leadership is taking a special stand, and...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

This must not be forgotten

“Dear editors of the newspaper The Day, My name is Natalia Zhelnova, and I am a student at Zaporizhia National University. I recently read the book Day and Eternity of James Mace and was moved by the...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Purity of blood

The Russian and pro-Russian media in Ukraine (not in Russia!) are still raging at the fact that the so-called Uniates — the Ukrainian Greek Catholics — are enjoying all those religious freedoms that...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Why did Stalin exterminate the Ukrainians?

(Continued from Part 4, The Day, Nov. 22). In my previous article I pointed out that I no longer use the term “Stalinism,” which is widely used in both Ukraine and the West. As I reread that article...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Businesses to help sick children

The annual global fundraiser World Children’s Day at McDonald’s took place simultaneously in 16 Ukrainian cities. This year the objective is to collect money for the reconstruction of a family room...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

The freedom gene

On Nov. 22 the National Writers’ Union of Ukraine held a soiree in Kyiv commemorating the noted American scholar James Mace. The event, an initiative of his widow, Natalia Dziubenko-Mace, was emceed...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

“The Kremlin has stopped putting all its eggs in one basket”

The change of power in Ukraine and subsequent events that occurred in the post-Soviet space has presented many challenges to Russia’s foreign policy. In an interview with The Day , Boris KUZNETSOV,...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

Legendary leader of the God of Fire

In the contemporary history of Kyivan Rus’- Ukraine information about the Kyivan princes Askold and Dyr is based as a rule on the Tale of Bygone Years completed in 1113 by a monk named Nestor at the...
29.11.2005 - 00:00

What are we electing?

As hard as it is to believe, the election campaign of the 2006 parliamentary elections officially kicked off only last Saturday. But who, or rather what, are we electing? Representatives of the...

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