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

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...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

Faina crew received as heroes

The four months of life in antihuman conditions are over. The sailors have come home at last. The Faina’s crew have returned from Kenya to Ukraine on a special presidential airplane. On arrival, the...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

This week in history

Feb. 17 1919: The Directory approves a declaration to the governments of the Entente and the US, requesting assistance in the struggle against the Bolsheviks. 1943: The third conference of the...
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General’s strategy

Lieutenant-General Wolf-Dieter Loeser, Commandant of the Rome-based NATO Defense College since March 2008, has every reason to be proud of his record. Having begun to serve in the Bundeswehr on...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

People need new heroes

The sociological survey “Governmental and Economic Crisis in the Public Opinion of Ukraine” conducted by Research...
17.02.2009 - 00:00

What is the crux of Ukraine-Russia dispute?

(Continued from previous issue)7. CHEKA’S ROLE IN PREPARING THE “DEVASTATING BLOW”On the day Stalin announced he was going to deliver a devastating blow to “individual collective farmers and farms,”...
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Diffusion of intellectual fields

STUDENTS AND LARYSA IVSHYNA ARE LIVELY DISCUSSING BOOKS OF THE UKRAINE INCOGNITA SERIES If you picture a country as the human organism, the students are its blood, young blood capable of setting...
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History begins with documents

History becomes historical science when it transforms from a range of hypotheses, assumptions, and emotional statements into precise knowledge based exclusively on trustworthy sources and archival...
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The policy of revenge and punishment

Head of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London, consultant to NATO on Ukraine, James SHERR is well known both in Ukraine and in the...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ‘...

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