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

№39, (2003)

16.12.2003 - 00:00

For a Couple of Frames...

The International Federation of Journalists presented the book Dying to Tell a Story in Brussels, commemorating journalists killed in the line of duty, among them the Ukrainian Reuters cameraman...
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Lviv marks the Kolessa Days throughout December

The atmosphere was mesmerizing and sound elevating, when both the packed audience and those onstage sang “Mnohaya Lita” [Long life] as part of the celebration of the centennial of Mykola Kolessa, the...
16.12.2003 - 00:00

Our Native Language As Foreign

I recently dropped in at a small but well-stocked bookstore in Kyiv’s Lukyanivka. Individual and collected works by contemporary writers, translations of foreign classics, old, and oriental authors...
16.12.2003 - 00:00

Stating the Obvious

Economic treatises and explanations are often excruciating difficult for us laymen to wade through, but for those of us who depend on what we can earn, this is a matter of vital interest because our...
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International organizations help make Ukraine optimistic

The EcoLinks Environmental Partnership Program has been working in Ukraine since 1998. Its major goal is to support businessmen, small utilities, and local government bodies in implementing...
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Confident and Knowledgeable

President Leonid Kuchma signed an edict on December 10 appointing Andriy Kliuyev Vice Premier in charge of the fuel and energy complex. Previously, the SDPU(O) faction, having the quota for that post...
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President for Three Years?

The Constitutional Court of Ukraine has found that the draft bill, On Making Amendments to Constitution (whose authors are People’s Deputies Stepan Havrysh, Rayisa Bohatyriova, et. al.), does not...
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REVOLUTION DAY

“Keep in step with the revolution! Enemy watching — proceed with caution!” (From Alexander Blok’s The Twelve. Trans. by Alex Miller) The assignment we were given on an alternative day at the...
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This week in history

December 16. 1917. Russia’s Council of People’s Commissars issued a Manifesto to the Ukrainian People and an Ultimatum to the Ukrainian Central Rada stating Russia would declare war on Ukraine unless...
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Remembering Mykola Khvyliovyi

On December 13, 1893, 110 years ago, Nikolai FitilСv, who would make history under the penname of Mykola Khvyliovyi, was born. Ukraine has never asked many questions about where one came from, in...
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Half the underage persons need social and legal protection

How comfortable is the life of children in today’s Ukraine? This was the subject of Friday’s presentation of the State Report on the Condition of Children in Ukraine. Among those who took part in the...
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France Honored the Memory of Holodomor Victims

On November 23, the old famous Catholic cathedral, Notre Dame, Paris saw an unusual service — a Byzantine (Eastern)-rite liturgy conducted by Bishop Mykhailo Hrynchyshyn, Apostolic Exarch for Greek...
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We Can Rely on Only Ourselves

It is traditional to sum things up as the year draws to a close. The pollsters were among the first to do so. According to a survey conducted in late November by the Ukrainian Institute of Social...
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From December 12 to 15 Kyiv Zoriany Movie Theater will host the Second International Silent Films Festival

Seven countries presented their films for showing in Ukraine’s capital. The audience will have a chance to see films by renowned directors Frank Capra, Mykola Shpikovsky, Aki Kaurismaki, and others....
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Prices Rise

In most regions of Ukraine bread prices rose 30-40% in November alone. Other foodstuffs followed suit, albeit to a lesser degree, and even vegetables sold at unusually higher prices for the season....

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