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

№41, (2005)

20.12.2005 - 00:00

This week in history

December 20 1616 . The first date book was published in the Kyiv Pechersk printing shop. 1906. Taras Shevchenko’s Kobzar was first published in Russian. December 21 1944. The Council to Assist the...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

A telephone call on Ukrtelekom

Among the main factors that will have impact on the economy next year will be the government’s ability to attract more investments, says Valeriy Heiets, chairman of the board of the National Bank of...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Russia’s Pipeline to Empire

Gerhard Schroeder, who less than a month ago was Germany’s Chancellor, has agreed to become chairman of the company that is building a gas pipeline from Russia, across the Baltic Sea to Germany,...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Another return of a Righteous man

The National Museum of Lviv was founded 100 years ago by Count Andriy Sheptytsky, Metropolitan of Halych. Historical justice has been finally restored as President Viktor Yushchenko has just issued a...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

“A stylish historical and cultural marathon”

“If you do well, child, you’ll enter Ostroh Academy,” a schoolteacher once told a girl, now a first-year undergraduate. Taking her first exams, she still finds it difficult to believe that she is a...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

A delicate matter

Time is running out: the schedule of the 2006 parliamentary elections states that nominations of candidates must be submitted by Dec. 25. More than 50 party and inter-party forums have been held in...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Winds of change at Ukraine’s national railway

It appears that Ukraine’s new government replaced middle-level managers only for a short while. Of course, it is still too early to speak of a general trend. Yet it is already being felt at the...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Secret “gas” weapon in the hands of Ukrainian customs

On Dec. 15, fresh from his two trips to Moscow and Ashgabat, Ukraine’s Fuel and Energy Minister Ivan Plachkov tried to calm the nerves of Ukrainian citizens, who are cringing ahead of time in their...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Touring Kyiv on a boiler house wall

Not so long ago, the windows of the high-rise at vul. Tymoshenka, 13a, in Kyiv’s Obolon district, opened onto the banal landscape of a bedroom community, dominated by identical human beehives. Now...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Features of the new vote-hunting season

The election campaign has kicked off. Communist Party candidates have been registered, and the Party of Regions has already submitted its election roster. But it is still quiet in the CEC corridors....
20.12.2005 - 00:00

It’s cold...

“We’re ready to withstand this cold, so we can live better later.” We remember these words from last year’s Maidan. Their topicality is emphasized by the intensity of the gas crisis in the relations...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

A cartel or tax minimization?

The authorities, who are always blamed for their inability to regulate the markets, seem to have overdone it by enforcing overly strict regulations on the market of imported fish products. Moreover,...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

<I>The Day</I> launches ezine

Our traditional Friday column “Author’s Page” offers not only an individual viewpoint but also a non-traditional style that does not always fit a normal newspaper format. The column features a kind...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Frescoes in St. Cyril’s Church preserved

The restoration of a unique 12th-century monument, St. Cyril’s Church in Kyiv, is nearing completion. The church is still closed to visitors, as the surrounding premises are still being landscaped,...
20.12.2005 - 00:00

Natural gas with broader implications

“I would not describe the current state of relations with Russia as tension. I have a lot of experience in developing relations with Moscow. Believe me, this is not tension,” Ukraine’s Foreign...

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