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

№5, (2009)

17.02.2009 - 00:00

Cancer treatment: when budget fails, charities help

February 15 was marked as the International Childhood Cancer Day. The problem of cancer is equally topical all over the world, although the incidence rate among Ukrainian children is somewhat lower...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

They did something they did not desire

Continued from The Day No.4That was not what I wanted, nor should it be as it is. Bohdan KhmelnytskyAt 2p.m. the envoys were surprised to hear a drumbeat — this was a call for the citizens of...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Professional leaves government

On Feb. 13, 2009, the Verkhovna Rada received the letter of resignation from the Minister of Finance Viktor Pynzenyk. This move was predictable after the sensational memo (immediately called a ‘...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Woolen beauty

Halyna Mykhailychenko, a master of gobelin tapestry and member of Ukraine’s Union of Artists, long ago solved for herself the question of how to decorate the ceiling and what to hang on the walls in...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Young people need new role models

In January, Den’ published the article “Vasyl’s Day” by Serhii Stukanov, a PhD student at Donetsk National University. This marked the beginning of the editors’ direct participation in the Public...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

“Some caliber”

Only 16 out of 68 contenders have been shortlisted this year for the National Taras Shevchenko Prize. Among the most interesting are Viktor Baranov for the book of prose Death in White, Pavlo Hirnyk...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Ukrainian juggler Oleksandr Koblykov wins gold in Paris

The beginning of 2009 has been extremely successful for our circus artists. The Day has already published an article about the trapeze artists Olesia Shulha and Dmytro Hryhorov, who won the Golden...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

A town of masters

Photo by the author The Hutsul town of Kosiv is a true center of folk craftsmen: inimitable wood carvers, potters, weavers, and embroiders live and work here. Famous Kosiv ceramics is so well-known...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Why we need Vasyl Stus

The easiest way to debase any public project or initiative in Ukraine is to tag it as another political stunt. This is precisely what happened after the Donetsk National University students and...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Ukrainian books in Minsk

Ukrainian publishers have managed to take part in the prestigious international book fair in Minsk, despite the fact that Ukraine’s budget expenditures on the support of our country’s participation...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

European Union approach

Kalman Mizsei, European Union Special Representative for Moldova, visited Ukraine the other day and held consultations with Ukrainian government officials. He has been plying between Chi in u,...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Eight decades of struggle

The 80th anniversary of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), being marked one of these days, is unlikely to draw too much attention. What is being hotly debated in Ukraine is the UPA (...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Gas rips off masks

This has never happened before. A meeting of the National Security and Defense Council that had been put off for a long time and finally took place on February 10, dealt another blow to Ukrainian...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Three steps to spring

Three young artists — Ihor Pankratov, Liudmyla Hlushenkova, and Tetiana Kovalenko — have opened a joint exhibit, “Three Steps to Spring” to present their landscapes and still lifes. What is common to...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Made not in Ukraine

I became a witness of one interesting situation in a clothes store. One girl came up to the shop assistant and asked to be shown a reasonably priced, decent, non-synthetic dress. The shop assistant...


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