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

№77, (2011)

12/29/2011 - 00:00

Custodian of Hutsul culture

Yevhen Sahaidachny may justly be called the least studied of the greatest Ukrainian artists of the 20th century. The exhibition’s curator, Doctor of Arts Oleksandr FEDORUK tells us that his...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

This day in history

1708: Peter I orders the formation of Russia’s first eight gubernias, centered in Moscow, St. Petersburg (known as Ingermanland Gubernia until 1710), Kyiv, Smolensk, Arkhangelsk [a.k.a. Archangel],...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

Olevsk frees itself from the Soviet legacy

Seven streets in the Zhytomyr region town are no more named after dignitaries of the late totalitarian regime. Olevsk municipal council, representing one of the most remote areas of Zhytomyr region,...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

Overproduction of “trolls”

Use of the Internet has become for Ukraine, as well as for other developing countries, a necessity of life. This is the conclusion drawn by the laboratory ConsumerLab of the Ericsson Company, which...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

John TEFFT: The United States will strongly support the process of Ukraine’s integration with the EU

At the beginning of the next year the Embassy of the United States is moving to a new building. That is why John TEFFT, the US Ambassador to Ukraine, began the conversation with The Day with the...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

The story of a horse

Once when I was walking in the city I looked up and got dumbfounded: I saw a life-sized white horse under the roof of a two-storied building! When I got home a called several acquaintances including...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

Ustyluh – Paris – Moscow

About a hundred demonstrators gathered near the famous Stravinsky Fountain in Paris on December 24. These people came to support the “For Fair Elections” rally in Moscow the same day. Entire world’s...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

<i>Cinderella</i> as a Christmas gift

One of the unmistakable signs of the winter festive season is the appearance of attractive and vivid fairy tale plays, which put children as well as grown-ups in a holiday mood, on the playbills. A...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

Yevgeny Shevchuk, new President of Transnistria

Igor Smirnov’s 20-year presidency of Transnistria, a body politic also known as the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, ended on December 26 when he lost the presidential campaign to Yevgeny...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

Awaiting the holiday

The “Berizka” orphanage is actively preparing for winter holidays; they have just seen off St. Nicholas and they are already expecting Santa Claus. The educators are sewing costumes for...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

This country needs a quality alternative

Says Larysa IVSHYNA, editor in chief, Den/The Day (in an interview with Radio Liberty, Dec. 28. 2011): “Recent trends in Ukraine’s media point to freedom being aimed against itself. The Ukrainian...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

Borys KOLESNIKOV: We will present the cultural program for Euro-2012 this March

National Bank of Ukraine has minted 11 commemorative coins of Euro 2012. The presentation was held at the National Sports Complex Olimpiisky on December 27, with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of...
12/29/2011 - 00:00

Splitting instead of consolidating

“This Christmas I would like to ask my family and friends all over the world not to worry about me. I know that I am more alive than the people who threw me into the prison” – this is what Yulia...
12/29/2011 - 00:00


George Shevelov wrote the article “Moscow, Maroseika” in 1954 in Boston. At the time, the USSR was pompously celebrating the 300th anniversary of the reunification of Ukraine with...


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