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

№43, (2011)

01.09.2011 - 00:00

“It is, above all, intellectuals who form the image of Ukraine”

“Speak that I may see you.” These well-known words of Socrates seem to be appropriate in the context of a cultural dialogue between Ukraine and Europe. As Ukraine is silent, Europe cannot see it. On...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

The Blue Rose is back

LVIV – The first three performances in the playbill are the last season premieres: Nevolnyk [The Slave. – Ed.] by T. Shevchenko and M. Kropyvnytsky (directed by Fedir Stryhun), Myna...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Kyiv’s statements and declarations vs. reality

France is the European Union’s second most influential country after Germany. In fact, all the decisions the EU makes depend on the Franco-German powerhouse of Europe. What is Paris’s...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Independence paradoxes

The following is an interview with Andrei ILLARIONOV, a Russian libertarian economist, former economic policy advisor to President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation, currently a senior...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Ukrainians’ energy in modern folkways

Nearly 200 participants, all masters of folk art and enterprisers who promote Ukrainian embroidered outwear, have taken part in this year’s nationwide festival “The Colors of...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

School and national self-identification

It is perhaps for the first time in history that Knowledge Day was marked in Ukraine by protests against the education minister’s policies. Since he assumed the office of Minister of...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Time that needs footnotes

The history of the title of People’s Artist roots back to 1943. Namely then it was granted for the first time to four artists: Alexander Gerasimov, whose pictures frequently depicted the...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

The more of us who read <i>Den</i>/<i>The Day</i>, the better it is for us

Two of us are alone in the world: me (“the last of the Mohicans,” as there are no more Vizniuras left on the planet) and my little pussycat Murka, one of humanity’s younger...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Farewell summer colors

Olena Pryduvalova is known both in Ukraine and abroad. Her works are regularly on display in galleries, specifically abroad, and they are preserved in private collections over the world. She won...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Letters to Ukraine – 7

How might our modern relationship with ecology seem, to an advanced alien race? Like someone selling their home for a few dollars to rent a tacky room overnight. Like a frog soon to be boiled alive...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Learning about the childhood of human race

CHERKASY – The unique excavations of the largest Trypillia settlement in the world near the village of Talianky of Talne raion in Cherkasy oblast have been in progress for 30 years now. The...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Medvedev’s ultimatum

Kyiv and Moscow are playing an endless gas-cut-rate game. Kyiv urges Moscow to play fair and hears in return the only way to solve the problem is complete and quick integration. An ultimatum, loud...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Timber prices to be “civilized”

Ukrainian buyers of timber are in for a new system of initial price formation at open auctions, State Forest Agency Chairman Viktor Sivets announced after a meeting with representatives of the...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Children ask to help adults

On August 30 during the national event “Help To Survive!” the activists of the Ukrainian Charitable Organization “The Ukrainian Network of the HIV-Positive People” passed 2,...
01.09.2011 - 00:00

Eternal values: baroque music

On September 7 the National Philharmonic Society of Ukraine will host a concert of the ensemble that has won world renown and performs baroque music on authentic instruments, conducted by conductor...


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