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, (2007)

27.02.2007 - 00:00

A Russian writer and the Jewish question

Nikolai Leskov (1831-1885) was an outstanding Russian writer, who had an excellent knowledge of the everyday life of the various nationalities and social strata in the Russian Empire. He is the...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Holodomor of 1932-33 as genocide: gaps in thevidential basis

Such world-scale catastrophes as the Ukrainian Holodomor of 1932-33 will never be perceived by society as a theoretical academic issue, a problem of purely scholarly importance. The tragedy of the...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Fairytales for grown-ups

Kyiv’s principal children’s puppet theater has decided to broaden its audience base. It recently staged a play for families, entitled Lisova Pisnia (Forest Song) by Lesia Ukrainka, and only adults...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

This week in history

Feb. 27 1965: The world’s first wide-body transport aircraft An-22 (Antei) makes a test flight as a brainchild and construction of the Oleh Antonov Design Bureau. 1995: The Ukrainian Center for...
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Curing drug abuse in prison

Lviv recently hosted a roundtable debate on “Urgent Problems in the Treatment and Socio-Psychological Rehabilitation of Alcohol and Drug Abusers Incarcerated in Ukraine’s Penitentiaries.” Among the...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Twenty years later

Iryna Dats’s performance in Mykola Lysenko’s opera Natalka Poltavka has sparked mixed feelings in theatrical circles. Since this Lysenko work is considered not so much a genre piece as one that...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Can you imagine a show called 0“The Holocaust”?

Dear editors, I am writing to you with a distinct purpose, to share my thoughts with you on the subject of the Holodomor, to which James Mace, whose anniversary we are marking these days, devoted...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Art behind bars

Ukraine’s Academy of Pedagogical Sciences is hosting an exhibit of applied art produced by convicts. It is now a tradition at the State Department for Correctional Facilities to hold exhibits of art...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Vitalii HAIDUK on the general security line

Vitalii Haiduk has held the position of secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (RNBO) since Oct. 10, 2006. Many observers believe that he has breathed new life into this agency...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Robert Bevan’s <I>The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War</I>

In his book The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War published in London in 2006 Robert Bevan, the journalist and former editor of the British architectural weekly Building Design, argues that...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Serving the law

Another innovation was that defendants could have access to qualified legal assistance in the person of barristers (defense attorneys). The latter could be represented by lawyers aged 25 and over,...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

A singing talisman

International Mother Language Day is marked by UNESCO on Feb. 21, which coincides with Ukrainian Language Day. This year Kyiv’s House of the Teacher hosted a festive soiree called “Mama’s Song in Our...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

“Every computer sold in our country must have an electronic dictionary of the Ukrainian language”

The language issue may cause discord in our society. Unfortunately, we are witnesses to the first manifestations of this phenomenon. However, language can also bring peace to society. But a certain...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Refuges for suffering people

Nearly 12 million elderly people, veterans and invalids, live in Ukraine. Many of them are seriously ill and need palliative care in the final stages of their lives. The idea is to save patients from...
27.02.2007 - 00:00

Will Ukraine understand Ulas Samchuk?

From my Ukrainian literature classes in school I still vividly remember Maria by Ulas Samchuk, The Yellow Prince by Vasyl Barka, and Ivan Bahriany’s The Garden of Gethsemane. It may be difficult for...

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