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, (2005)

06.12.2005 - 00:00

“Democracy begins at home”

Last Thursday, on the eve of the Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv, The Day asked a few people from various regions of Ukraine what they would like to gain from the European Union. Apparently, Ukrainians are...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Zaddik palace reverted to its original purpose

Something unbelievable took place during the first 10 days of November in Sadhora — historical Sadagura — a once colorful commercial town that even had its own mint, and today is a drab suburb of...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Association or membership?

EU officials’ cautious answers to questions about the possibility of Ukraine’s direct involvement in the European community of nations lead to disheartening conclusions. In the present situation,...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

“Then I’ll go to Sedniv... ”

Few such scenic spots are found even in Chernihiv oblast whose environs have long attracted travelers. Sedniv is situated on the steep bank of the beautiful river Snov (the “steep hill” immortalized...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Non-governmental day

Last Thursday Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada rejected the cabinet-drafted state budget for 2006, with 274 MPs voting for this resolution. Parliament ruled that the state budget bill that the cabinet had...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Break the shackles of tariff preferences!

Ukraine must join the World Trade Organization, as this will benefit our country, argue veteran WTO members, citizens of Germany, who took part in a Ukrainian-German forum of entrepreneurs. German...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

“We’re the same as you”

“Fifteen years ago I became wheelchair-bound. That’s the way it is: yesterday I was a healthy guy, and today my elderly parents are taking care of me. To me it seemed that I was Ukraine’s first...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Why did Stalin exterminate the Ukrainians?

In November 2003, on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine, the distinguished scholar James Mace proposed lighting candles in tribute to the memory of the victims of...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Community for responsible choice

The constituent forum of the Democratic Choice Community ended last Friday. The initiative to create this group came from the presidents of Ukraine and Georgia during the Borzhomi summit last August...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Time to eap satisfaction

The 3rd International Decor and Giftware Exposition was held in one of KyivExpoPlaza’s exhibition halls. There was nothing superfluous here, just little trinkets that are absolutely...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

“We recognize privatization from the early 1990s”

Business and the government are partners. Politicians and entrepreneurs keep repeating this phrase like a mantra. At a roundtable entitled “Ukraine at the Crossroads?” held last Tuesday, business...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Step by step

It doesn’t take a Nostradamus to realize that Ukraine will not be admitted into the European Union any time soon. However, it doesn’t take a “more than a well informed realist” to turn this into a...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

Cry, the newborn baby

Each year, four million babies die in their first four weeks of life — over 10,000 deaths a day. Most of these neonatal deaths go unrecorded and remain invisible to all but their families. Virtually...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

An irreversible signal

Last week’s historic achievement was as important as the sale of the Kryvorizhstal Steel Mill. The Ukraine-EU summit announced that Ukraine will be granted market economy status. European Commission...
06.12.2005 - 00:00

“It’s hard to play Chopin with pop coming through your window”

They say that the 21st century will be dominated by women in all walks of life. Even now we see a number of examples where women, tender and fragile as these representatives of the fair sex are...

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