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

№40, (2011)

16.08.2011 - 00:00

What should be done before crisis hits you?

The world’s business circles are getting increasingly panicky over the possibility of another wave of financial crisis. Monday night [August 8. – Ed.], despite President Obama’s...
16.08.2011 - 00:00

The artistic heritage of the Potockis

The Vinnytsia Oblast Art Museum is one of the few regional museums of Ukraine, whose collection include over 10,000 items, among them the works of West European, Ukrainian, Russian, and Eastern...
16.08.2011 - 00:00

The last try

The USSR had long lost all historical opportunities of making any kind of reforms. The first time it was when Sta-lin got the better of the rightists in his power play for VKP (B) [acronym for the...
16.08.2011 - 00:00

“New Old Masters” exhibit at the Lviv Art Gallery

Initiated by the founder of Hudimov Art Project (holding company) Pavlo HUDIMOV, this fine art project aims at reducing the distance between art and museum, and, as a result, between art and audience...
16.08.2011 - 00:00

Why does Stus inspire more fear than Bandera?

The name of the outstanding Ukrainian poet and human rights champion Vasyl Stus can well be referred to the cohort of national Heroes of Ukraine. Defying the Soviet regime, he became a symbol of...
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Protecting the leader or defending the values?

Unfortunately, the Rise up, Ukraine! protest campaign that has been organized by the opposition is still dominated by the issue of protecting Yulia Tymoshenko. This contradicts the absolutely...
16.08.2011 - 00:00

“Ego” helps to understand yourself

Cherkasy local center “Khreshchatyk-City” opened “Ego” International Festival of Contemporary Art. It gathered over 50 participants from all over Ukraine and also Russia, France, Armenia, Paraguay,...
16.08.2011 - 00:00

Mubarak’s last laugh?

CAIRO – August 3, 2011, will be remembered as a historic day in Egypt. Former President Hosni Mubarak was put on public trial, together with his two sons and his ex-interior minister, General...
16.08.2011 - 00:00

“It is martyrs, not tormentors, who set the world right”

Yevhen Hrytsiak from Ivano-Frankivsk oblast is known as one of those who masterminded the 1953 uprising in the Norilsk GULAG prison camp. He is now working, as fast as his health allows him, on a...
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Agro holding vs. farmer

The government is preparing a “radiant future” for Ukrainian farming. The former believes that grain harvest in this country may reach 80 million tons in just a few years. Ivan TOMYCH,...
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Japan pledges never go to war again

Yesterday the Japanese government vowed not to go to war ever again and expressed condolences to the families of all those who suffered during World War II. “During the last war, Japan caused...
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On benefits of team improvisation

The Les Kurbas State Centre for Theatre Arts hosted the first series of workshops (the last one will take place on November 6): the leading Polish choreographers, directors, and playwrights invited...
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Ukrainian Home to exhibit People’s Artists

More than 200 artworks of the Ukrainian artists who were granted the People’s Artist title will be presented at “The masterpieces of People’s Artists in Ukraine” exhibit....
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This day in history

1820: Prince Oleksandr Bezborodko finances the establishment of the so-called Gymnasium of Higher Knowledge in Nizhyn (now Nizhyn Gogol State University). 1884: Isaak Mazepa, Ukrainian public and...
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Children’s playground in a Volyn village built by… the Germans

Lutsk – In the village of Laskiv in Volodymyr-Volynsky district Karl-Ernst Mueller is considered a friend. He is a nephew of the dead German soldier and was called after his uncle. Every year, since...