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

№8, (1998)

31.03.1998 - 00:00

This week in history

April 1, 1906: the International Convention on Protection of Birds is signed (currently this date is marked as International Birds Day). April 1, 1917: Ukrainian public and political...
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EUROPEAN WOMEN WEAR SKIRTS FROM POLISSYA

By Valery Kostiukevych, The Day But Ukrainian women somehow ignore domestically made clothing. The Lesia Clothing Plant in Novohrad-Volynsky (Zhytomyr region), makes 500,000 items annually...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

Wild money

By Klara Gudzyk, The Day While the latter-day generations of Soviet citizens enjoyed “universal” equality, fortunes were discreetly built out of the public eye. Today, new Ukrainians...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

RUSSIAN NAVY TO SHOOT, PARACHUTE, AND ADVANCE IN THE CRIMEA Ukrainian military looks for a safe spot in the Russian exercise

By Serhiy Zgurets, The Day “Taking part in the April maneuvers of the Black Sea Navy will be warships of our strategic partner, the Navy of Ukraine. However, due to fuel shortage, their...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

52% INTEREST IN PIVDENNY ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PLANT TO BE SOLD FOR CASH IN NONCOMMERCIAL TENDER

By October 1, investors can purchase for cash via a non-commercial tender a 52% share in the Pivdenny electrical engineering plant located in Nova Kakhovka, Kherson oblast. Another 6.3% block will be...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

YELTSIN CHOOSES KIRIYENKO

The president of Russia Boris Yeltsin has decided on his choice for Prime Minister. He reported he will advise the lower house of the Russian parliament to consider the acting Premier of Russia...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

WHY DO THE BAD GUYS BEAT THE COPS? Interior Ministry cannot afford training in hand-to-hand combat

By Oksana Panchenko, The Day Two years ago the issue of drilling and unarmed combat training for the militia became especially acute because an increasing number of officers were killed...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

BIATHLON

The biathlon team World Cup finals took place in Austria. The male final race was won by Norway, whose athletes managed to cover 10 kilometers in 29:17.6 and the female race was won Russia, 7.5...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

A CELEBRATION OF DEMOCRACY

Prof. James Mace, Consultant to The Day Ukrainians can turn almost anything into a holiday. On election day my wife, Natalya, who grew up in Western Ukraine said, “I can’t vote for...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

NEVZOROV’S PURGATORY

By Hanna Sherman, The Day This generation of Ukrainians was raised watching mostly war movies. The most penetrating masterpieces of the socialist renaissance were somehow or other rooted in...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

FROM ATHEISM TO ORTHODOX SPIRITUALITY The Ukrainian intelligentsia tries to settle the inter-denominational crisis

By Klara Gudzyk, The Day We are now mainly working on arrangements for an All-Ukrainian Local Orthodox Church Council or Unity Council. We are planning to establish a Joint Pre-Council...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

HAS HOPE DIED? WE BECOME NATURAL-BORN PESSIMISTS

By Anastasiya Tankovska, Socis-Gallop Poverty in Ukraine is now one of the most debated problems as well as the object of various political mythologies. Although politicians worry about a...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

SURE SHOT OUR TANKS WON THE BATTLE AGAINST COMPETITORS

By Mykhaylo Bidenko, The Day The state-owned Malyshev Plant was built over a century ago. The first Soviet tractor was made there along with the first artillery carrier, diesel engine and...
31.03.1998 - 00:00

NEITHER JUVENTUS NOR BARCELONA HAVE SUCH A BASE

By Dmytro Dubovys We have heard much about construction of the training base for Dynamo Kyiv soccer team in Koncha-Zaspa near Kyiv. And now one can feel this miracle with one’s own hands....
31.03.1998 - 00:00

GERMANS THREATEN TO CUT GOVERNMENT LOANS TO UKRAINE

The German Government will be forced to stop financing its credit line for Ukraine unless the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine resolves the issue of the repayment by Kalush-based Oriana chemical plant...