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

№56, (2011)

18.10.2011 - 00:00

Isn’t it about time to drop them?

With all eyes on Tymoshenko’s case (waiting to see if her case will be decriminalized or not), life still goes on. There are other important events. For one, a Forum of Civic Organizations of...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

A farewell to nuclear arms

MOSCOW – Twenty-five years ago this month, I sat across from Ronald Reagan in Reykjavik, Iceland to negotiate a deal that would have reduced, and could have ultimately eliminated by 2000, the...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Norwegian consensus and openness

Not so long ago, the shooting in Utoeya, a small island near Oslo, in which at least 84 people were killed, made headlines across the world. Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg called it a...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

This day in history

1920: Kharkiv hosts the first convention of Komnezam (Committees of Poor Peasants) of Ukraine. 1921: Soviet Russia’s Sovnarkom adopts a decree establishing the Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Coming back to Mozart

The international festival of classical music “Kharkiv Assemblies” has celebrated its 20th anniversary. It will be reminded that the music event that took place in Kharkiv in September...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Isolation: production of meanings

Production is a broad concept. Plants, factories, and workshops produce a certain product. Properly used showroom helps to produce meanings, artistic signs created by an artist who exhibits his...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Mykola TOMENKO: We have ourselves supplied the current authorities with a lot of “instruments”

We saw Mykola Tomenko the next day after Yullia Tymoshenko was convicted. He looked a bit weary, for he, together with other MPs, had kept a vigil at the encampment near the Pechersk Court (rumor...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Chernivtsi now has its own artistic descent

Following Kyiv and Lviv’s example, Chernivtsi now has its own artistic descent. It will be located in the historic center of the city at the Turkish Well Square. Handmade products of Bukovynian folk...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

European everyday life drawn from nature

Presentation of works by Mykhailo Deiak, Ukrainian expressionist will continue until October 24 in the art gallery Mystetska Zbirka. The exhibited canvases were created by the artist during his one...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

A night at the Sandarmokh burial site

Having come by train from Kem to Medvezhyegorsk (which was already Karelia’s territory back then), I immediately rushed to the Sandarmokh forest massif, as I did not want to put this off by...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Identity problems and depression

The German psychologists from the Dresden University of Technology have recently made public the results of the research showing that over 160 million Europeans or nearly 40 percent of the European...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Are medicines to go up in price?

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has instructed the ten largest national producers and the ten main wholesale distributors of medications to refrain from actions that can provoke an unwarranted...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

An “unlucky Hetman”

“From Bohdan to Ivan there was no Hetman [in between].” This Ukrainian saying, suggesting that all leaders of Ukrainian state during the Ruin (1657-76) be simply “left out,...
18.10.2011 - 00:00

Ukraine and new turbulence

Last weekend, demonstrations of protest against financial institutions and government budget cuts took place in 950 cities in 82 countries. A worldwide action of protest under anticapitalist...


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