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

№7, (2005)

01.03.2005 - 00:00

The “Sixtiers.” Looking into The Past and Future

The representatives of the 1960s generation of Ukrainian writers, the so-called “sixtiers” (shestydesiatnyky) are not simply concerned with the problems that confronted them at the time; these...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Leonid KRAVCHUK: We Must Make no Enemies and Be European-minded

The Day held a roundtable last week, hosting Ukraine’s first post-Soviet President Leonid Kravchuk. Below are what the English digest believes are the most interesting excerpts from the discussion...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Musical Hallucinations

The House of Architects in Kyiv recently hosted an unusual performance. Its participants called it “a concert-oneiroid of acoustic jazz meditation.” The ninety-minute-long performance combining music...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

A Shortage of Capital And Confidence

“All indicators suggest that we have no right to stimulate exports, all the more so as our constitutional duty and daily business is to ensure the stability of the national currency,” National Bank...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Campaign Victims

Ukrainians want their country to join the European Union but are opposed to NATO membership. These are the results of a poll conducted in Ukraine by the Democratic Initiatives Foundation and Kyiv’s...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Triumph of Democracy or “Halloween” On Bankova Street

The radical Ukrainian opposition staged a rally “NATO, Hands Off Ukraine!” while President Yushchenko of Ukraine was visiting Brussels. The “liberation movement” was spearheaded by Natalia Vitrenko...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Will Political Hip Hop Capture European Hearts?

The band Gryndzholy, known for their song “Razom nas bahato” [Together we are many], which has become the unofficial anthem of the Orange Revolution, will represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2005. With...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

An Ancient Parable

It is common knowledge that prehistoric people led a nomadic life, much like wild animals. They would come to a beautiful area, quickly put up makeshift houses, “graze”, kill nearby game, trample...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Pensioners Underpaid?

“The new Ukrainian government has failed to pay some 100 hryvnias to each of more than 10 million Ukrainian pensioners,” ex- Minister of Labor and Social Policy and deputy head of the SDPU (U)...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

New Shoots

AT THE OPENING CEREMONY The new exhibit at the Ukrainian Home has a dual objective: to bring modern Ukrainian sculpture to the attention of the general public and artistic circles; and to establish a...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Waiting for the New Government to Act

The confidence that the public placed in the new leadership during the presidential elections has not been shaken yet and has even received a boost. This is the result of a nationwide sociological...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Not a Breakthrough

“Ukraine has once again reaffirmed its ultimate objective of Euro-Atlantic integration. We wish to see Ukraine integrated into both the European Union and the North Atlantic alliance,” President...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Fatal Brand

To explain the meaning of “fatal brand” (reference to the Borotbists), I offer two quotations. No. 1: “Borotbists — a Ukrainian petty bourgeois nationalist party that expressed the class interests of...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

This week in history

March 1. 1944. Mass works began to reconstruct Khreshchatyk Street in Kyiv. 1996. Regular bus communication was began between Kyiv and London. March 2. 1919. The Ukrainian People’s Republic and...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Take Me Back to My Childhood

The artist Yevheniya Hapchynska says she is a happy person. Working in her own art studio one day, she created what she admits to having wanted to do for the longest time and what she believes is...

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