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

№42, (2012)

07.08.2012 - 00:00

Letters to Ukraine – 18

How do these people arrive at what they are? That man idly kicking a dog in the street. The woman you bump into, who scowls at your genuine apology. The teenager slumped in an alleyway clutching a...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

Government is looking for new markets for metallurgy and chemical products

Ukraine asks the US to cancel anti-dumping duties for Ukrai­nian metallurgy and chemical products. Reuters reports that this request was expressed by First De­puty Prime Minister of Ukraine Va­lerii...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

Britain... between Ukraine and Russia

The fact that a Ukrainian boxer was unfairly judged at the London Olympics for the whole world to see has not become a point of heated debates in society or an occasion for protests against the...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

A new tax to be levied in Ukraine

In 2013 Ukraine could get another tax, that on turnover. This change is provided in the concept of ta­xa­tion reform, which is now being de­ve­loped by the State Tax Ad­mi­ni­stration, jointly with...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

To a good genius...

Festivities in Feodosiia began with the laying of flowers and wreaths at the great artist’s grave, followed by a concert of musicians, including participants in the 19th international music festival...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

Environmentalism as mortal danger

This country was the other day shocked with the news that environmentalist Volodymyr Honcharenko was murdered in Dnipropetrovsk oblast. It is difficult and even mortally dangerous to be an...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

Pluralism for the president of the Russian Federation

“Putin, go away!”, “Turn your mandate in!”, “Leave!” – with such appeals written on the walkways youth camp Se­li­ger welcomed Vladimir Putin. This was Putin’s third visit there. And if the previous...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

“As long as we project a pseudo-folklore image, nobody will hurt us…”

The Dnipropetrovsk region-born Valerii Semenenko is a well-known figure among Russia’s Ukrainians. Way back in the Soviet era, he, a rocket designer, moved to Moscow. During the Gorbachev perestroika...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

“A slow civil war is underway in our country. It has never ended”

Aleksandr Proshkin’s name does not need any promotion. Having come to cinema from theater (after graduation from the theater institute he worked in the well-known Leningrad Theater of Comedy...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

Orthodox “observers” will meet Madonna in Russia

Last Saturday Kyiv held the long-awaited concert of Madonna, who is justly considered to be one of the key figures of modern pop-culture. She is over 50 and continues to go actively on tours,...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

Valentyn NALYVAICHENKO: “We will disclose all the offshore accounts of oligarchs and their families”

Our interviewee, Valentyn NA­LY­VAI­CHEN­KO, now an UDAR party member, has not yet been elected to parliament, but third place on the UDAR party list gives him every chance of this. Earlier, Na­ly­...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

“Each embroidered towel conceals God’s initiative”

We enter the room and stop still, astonished by the innumerable embroidered pieces. They are everywhere, on the walls, on old low wooden stools, and on painted chests. As she walks in, Svitlana...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

This day in history

1940: Chernivtsi and Akerman oblasts are formed as part of the Ukrainian SSR, with Akerman to be officially renamed Izmail oblast, December 7, 1940. 1941: The State Defense Committee of the USSR...
07.08.2012 - 00:00

“Our own emotions are our main opponent”

Ukrainian rhythmic gymnastics national team held an open pre-Olympic practice session. The female athletes will compete for medals on August 9 through 12, 2012.Ukrainian gymnasts held their last...