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

New Selling Style in the Offing

One of the government’s immediate goals is not so much to confiscate illegally acquired property as to send a message to business circles that this will not be a mass-scale process. Last Tuesday...
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...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Enough Fear-Mongering!

The problems of people living with HIV/AIDS are usually discussed twice a year: on December 1, World AIDS Day, and on May 20, the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial. Otherwise it is very...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

The Long Return

Sixty-three years ago, on February 21, the Gestapo shot Olena TELIHA, a noted Ukrainian poet and civic activist, together with other members of the Ukrainian underground, in Babyn Yar [Babiy Yar]...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

They Couldn’t Make it to Spring 2005

Although Ukraine was represented by three teams in the UEFA Cup events before that fateful Thursday, traditionally the biggest hopes were placed in Kyiv Dynamo. After tying the game in Kyiv (0:0),...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

A Goal for Whom?

The scandal surrounding the Kyiv Dynamo Club is damaging Ukrainian soccer’s international image. Any trouble in this sensitive line of business, regardless of domestic political factors, objectively...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

When Are We Going to Have An Anthology Of Ukrainian Music?

Musical art is a rather complex phenomenon that can be arbitrarily divided into several stages: composing, performing, disseminating and promoting, and perceiving a piece of music. What is causing...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

President Bush Goes Soft

The first term of George W. Bush’s presidency was marked by unilateralism and military power. The United States was the world’s only superpower, so others had to follow. The result was a dramatic...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

“In the Tsarist Embrace:” Moscow Diplomacy Aimed at Legitimizing The Treaty of Pereyaslav

(Conclusion. For Pt. 1, refer to the previous issue) At this time, the status of Cossack Ukraine was a crucial point in the relations between Muscovy and the Crimea. Tsar Aleksei Mikhailovich’s...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Latest Edition of Kuchmagate

The latest edition of the tape scandal (a.k.a. Kuchmagate) poses a threat to the new government. Socialist Party (SPU) leader Oleksandr Moroz is planning to demand that the current Prosecutor-General...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Energy Concentrated on a CD

On February 24 the culture and art center of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy saw the presentation of the CD “The Spirit Will Never Die” featuring folk singers Taras Kompanychenko,...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

The Ukrainian Revolution

I made a conscious choice to go to Kyiv during the Orange Revolution. This letter contains the musings of an eyewitness from Moscow about what he saw there and about Russian-Ukrainian relations. I...
01.03.2005 - 00:00

Wlodzimierz CIMOSZEWICZ: “No matter who is elected as Poland’s next president, our policy toward Ukraine will not change”

The Year of Poland is drawing to a close in Ukraine, ushering in the Year of Ukraine in Poland. This was one of the questions raised during a recent visit to Kyiv by Poland’s Parliamentary Speaker...
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...