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

№4, (2006)

02/14/2006 - 00:00

A moment of history revisited

Two events occurred simultaneously at Lesia Ukrainka Volyn State University on Feb. 8: the opening of The Day’s photography exhibit and the launch of the latest two books from our newspaper’s Library...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

“Political theater” makes a comeback

Hugging each other in a friendly fashion, Moroz and Vitrenko, Tymoshenko and Lytvyn, Yushchenko and Yanukovych, and other Ukrainian political figures are briskly dancing in the middle of a snow-...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

The wisdom of embroidered shirts

Classes in this Lviv school start with the morning prayer. The teaching staff includes nuns and priests. The grades, instead of the usual “A,” “B,” “C,” or “D,” have their own special designations...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Hostage of politics

The results of Ukraine’s economic progress in 2005, which ended in a scandalously low GDP growth of 2.4 percent, are being discussed by everyone but the lazy. The range of assessments is broad: the...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Legislative “traps” can catch about one million voters

About one million Ukrainians will not be able to cast their votes in the parliamentary and local council elections due to limitations in the election law, Ihor Popov, chairman of the Committee of...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

“I believe that Antonovs will continue flying the skies”

Ukraine is celebrating the Days of Antonov to commemorate the celebrated Ukrainian aircraft designer, chief designer Oleh Kostiantynovych Antonov, who would have been 100 years old today. The...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

First blood

Last Thursday Ukraine’s parliamentarians sprinkled President Yushchenko’s path to the parliamentary rostrum with blood. The blood came from the nose of Our Ukraine faction leader Mykola Martynenko,...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Belz is 1,000 years old

The Tale of Bygone Years has an entry of crucial importance for this town: “Yaroslav captured Belz.” This is the first mention of the city located on the banks of the river Solokiya. Historians...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

The warrior’s path

Even the longest vacation has to end. It has been five months since Volodymyr Klychko’s hard-fought victory over Nigerian Sam Peter for the status of mandatory contender for the International Boxing...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Elections without borders: foreign ministry setting up polling stations

On March 26, Election Day, approximately 387,000 Ukrainian citizens will be casting their votes abroad. This number of potential voters was revealed to journalists by Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Is the patient alive rather than dead?

Habitually a great deal of attention is paid to the countryside and agriculture on the eve of elections in Ukraine. This year, marked as the Year of the Dog by the Oriental calendar, has been...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Fathers of the underground

Subway construction is one of the most promising and problematic spheres in urban development. Today, only four Ukrainian cities can boast of such a “promising problem”: Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

The task that cannot be accomplished

The ninth parliamentary session, the last for this convocation, opened in a surprisingly quiet manner. There were no huge rallies in front of the Verkhovna Rada last Wednesday morning, and no...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Ethnography Indian-style

The sound of Indian melodies, which are unusual to the Ukrainian ear, ring above the stage of the Ivan Franko National Theater. The initiation into the ancient culture of India took place during the...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

House of tales and storytellers

There are not that many puppet theaters in the Ukrainian capital. One of them opened recently, on New Year’s Eve — the Kyiv Academic Puppet Theater, which now occupies a most original and attractive...
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