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

Baturyn: a preserve or a residence?

The government of Ukraine is studying the question of granting national status to the historical and cultural preserve “Hetman’s Capital” in Baturyn, Chernihiv oblast, reports ForUm, quoting Vice-...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

Elton John’s shoes for HIV-infected children

An unusual auction will be held in Kyiv on Feb. 22. Among the lots will be a suit and a pair of shoes belonging to the British pop star Sir Elton John (the suit was sewn personally by Gianni Versace...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

On the threshold of the world’s markets

Ukraine is reckoning that it will join the WTO by the end of this year. This new deadline was announced recently by Deputy Minister of Economics Valeriy Pyatnytsky. Commenting on what this country...
02/14/2006 - 00:00

What is alarming Western experts about our elections?

The international community is closely following the election campaign in Ukraine. Last week great interest was aroused among Western analysts by the statement of the Party of Regions leader Viktor...
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

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

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

“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...

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