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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Ukraine-Russia: 7:4

It was not until the end of the First Channel Cup tournament held in Israeli stadiums that the objective of this competition became clear. The initially peculiar formula of clubs from the same...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Chances and reserves

About 82 percent of Ukrainian citizens are going to take part in the elections to the Verkhovna Rada. This high turnout results from the data of the latest opinion poll conducted by Image Control...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

We and the empire

This installment concludes the publication of Stanislav Kulchytsky’s study on Ukraine’s existence within empires and some enduring historical myths. Continued from No. 2 and 3 7. THE SOVIET UNION AS...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

The start of “children’s” reform

The government of Ukraine is taking the first steps to reform the children’s system of care. By May 2006 a state department of adoptions and children’s rights protection will be set up within the...

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