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

№47, (2012)

23.08.2012 - 00:00

“A historically new situation for Russia”

“Russian ruling elite can be described through a model of Soviet collective governmental body – the CPSU Central Committee’s Politburo,” such a conclusion was made by the...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

“The Communist Party was bought and tamed in the Kuchma era”

August 22, 1991, saw the end of the so-called August Putsch, when the State of Emergency Committee (GKChP), established a few days before, ceased to exist. The past 21 years have been a historic...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

Search for ineffective owners or enrichment instinct?

Bureaucrats are going to teach Ukrainian farmers how to farm well on the leased land. In any case, this is the impression one can gain from the statement of Mykhailo Dobkin, head of the Kharkiv...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

Warsaw allows dual nationality

The other day Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski signed a law allowing dual nationality. According to the new legislation, an applicant for a Polish passport need not refuse the previous...
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PHOTO FACT

23.08.2012 - 00:00

Chainsaw versus balaclava

I seldom write about the women’s movement FEMEN because as newsmakers they have hardly ever been worth writing about. However, this time around they sent more powerful ripples than their hackneyed...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

A political, rather than esthetic, gesture

Ukrainians are ready to join the initiative put forward by The Day and put on stylish embroidered shirts on Independence Day. Donning an embroidered shirt on this special day is not a political...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

This day in history

1037: Chronicles mention the foundation by Prince Yaroslav the Wise of Kyivan Rus’ first library at St. Sophia’s Cathedral in Kyiv. 1648: Bohdan Khmelnytsky’s army defeats Polish troops at Pilavtsi....
23.08.2012 - 00:00

The Danylo Narbut Museum opened in Cherkasy

Danylo Narbut lived in Cherkasy for 33 years. First he worked in the Cherkasy Taras Shevchenko Theater, then retired and painted a lot. The memorial museum promised to open one large room of changing...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

Patriarch Kirill’s Polish tour

Last Sunday Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia ended a four-day visit to Poland. The main goal of this visit, which had been in preparation since 2009, was to sign, together with Metropolitan...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

Who are we bringing up?

With September 1 just a few days away, The Day visited one of Kyiv’s many school fairs and… saw exercise books with a picture of Stalin and Lenin. They lay among various stationery items on the...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

“In this country, every official bit of paper scares me”

Pavlo Makov is one of the most interesting contemporary Ukrainian artists. In the purely artistic sense he occupies a separate niche, since such a complex and archaic technique as etching...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

Musicians from abroad come to their artistic homeland

SIMFEROPOL. The festival participants are young but already renowned musicians from the US, Russia, and Ukraine. The opening took place at the “Crimea” Balneology and Rehabilitation Center in the...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

Archaeologists to look for foundations of the Jewish houses of worship

Excavations will start in Arsenalna Square and part of a block in Staroievreiska Street of Lviv in early September, 2012. This area has been associated with the Jewish community life in Lviv, serving...
23.08.2012 - 00:00

Ukraine: cramped in a strategic triangle

On July 23 in Brussels, Ukraine managed to successfully complete the difficult process of approval by European partners of the next step in the simplification of visa regime for its nationals....

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