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

№50, (2013)

03.09.2013 - 10:52

“Neither Athos nor Sinai has such icons”

Last spring, another Volhynian Our Lady came back to people. In May, the Museum of Volyn Icons presented four holy images from an old church in Rudka-Kozynska (a village in Rozhyshche raion), which...
03.09.2013 - 10:40

What did our grandparents wear?

Oksana Kosmina will be honored with this award as the author of the book Ukrainian Traditional Clothing published by the Kyiv based publishing house “Baltia-Druk.” The first volume titled...
03.09.2013 - 10:05

Geoffrey PYATT: “The United States is powerfully committed to Ukraine’s success, Ukraine’s democracy, and Ukraine’s prosperity”

Geoffrey Pyatt, the new US Ambassador to Ukraine, had a very active and quite original start in his diplomatic office in Ukraine. Prior to his arrival to Ukraine, he published a video address to...
02.09.2013 - 18:14

TV debates Merkel vs. Steinbrueck end in a “tie”

The main candidates for the post of Chancellor Angela Merkel and Peer Steinbrueck met in TV debates three weeks before the parliamentary elections in Germany. German media reported that the first...
02.09.2013 - 18:12

Rinat AKHMETOV: “We all must be together: business, government, and society”

Top of the 100 richest Ukrainian businessmen, founder of the Charitable Foundation “Development of Ukraine,” president of the football club “Shakhtar” Rinat Akhmetov, despite...
02.09.2013 - 18:09

The Flying Dutchman sets off on a tour

In September the theater goes on tour with the opera The Flying Dutchman (the event will take place as a part of celebration of Richard Wagner’s 200th anniversary). The tour was initiated by...
02.09.2013 - 18:08

The Diagnostic Symptoms Gallery

The academy’s internal medicine propedeutics department’s premises are at the City Hospital No. 2, where reproductions of famous paintings decorate the corridors. The doctors themselves...
02.09.2013 - 18:07

An important piece of evidence

Previously, all the general public knew about a heinous crime perpetrated on the Sea of Azov was from a statement made by the surviving Ukrainian crew member, Oleksandr Fedorovych. This video tape...
02.09.2013 - 18:07

“The Chain of Kindness”

Before the start of a new school year the largest stationery charity fair “The Chain of Kindness” was held in Kyiv Zoo within the framework of the social project “I Want to Live! I...
02.09.2013 - 17:51

SHUKHOV: an unknown engineer who made a contribution to the development of… culture, art, and sport

The would-be worldly acclaimed inventor and scientist Vladimir Shukhov was born in Gaivoron, Kursk gubernia, on August 16 (28 by the Julian calendar), 1853. After the family had moved to Petersburg,...
02.09.2013 - 17:49

Chevron agreement: new compromises

The Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast Council’s refusal to approve the government-Chevron agreement on Oleske shale gas field production sharing is a sign of democracy in Ukraine, the US Ambassador to...
02.09.2013 - 17:48

New York, Toronto, Beijing…

Ukrainian airlines do not so far operate flights to the destinations that used to be Aerosvit’s preserve (New York, Toronto, Delhi, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai, and Bangkok). But they...
02.09.2013 - 17:47

A fifth of those who died “for the Fatherland, for Stalin” were Ukrainians

Ukrainian demographers have assessed this country’s losses in the 1941-45 war. Nine million is Ukraine’s death toll in World War Two. This figure includes irretrievable losses of Red Army...
02.09.2013 - 17:44

Incomes and crime grow hand in hand

“If there were no statistics, we wouldn’t even suspect that we work so well!”A phrase from the film An Office RomanceStatistics are the nation’s secret reserves. Reports and...
02.09.2013 - 17:36

Price and value

Combining national and Soviet symbols, myths and utopias in his work Tistol discovered a phenomenon of a simulacrum – “a copy that has no original,” that paradoxical self-...

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