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

Personality

07.05.2014 - 17:46

Information warfare

Ukrainian intellectuals, among them people with whom my husband, Dr. James Mace, God rest his soul, used to actively communicate, refer to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine as “...
18.03.2013 - 18:09

Nonconformity as inspiration

I can remember almost the whole class heaving a sigh of relief at a literature lesson when the subject was Lina Kostenko. We were glad to have an opportunity to be absorbed in special poetry and feel...
13.11.2012 - 00:00

MEMORY CAN REVIVE EVEN THE STONES OF THE PAST There are times when it is better to be dead than alive or, better yet, unborn

Today, a significant portion of our population is nostalgic for “the paradise lost" and idealizes the Soviet way of life. This is not strange, for human memory has a physiological capacity to forget...
13.11.2012 - 00:00

VIVE LA FRANCE! "Long Live Ukraine!," proclaimed Charles de Gaulle during his forgotten visit to Kyiv

Love for France and interest in the mysterious figure of General de Gaulle stirred Kyiv. I remember thousands of people lining the streets in June day in 1966, anxiously waiting for the appearance...
02.10.2012 - 00:00

“Future of the European project depends on relations between Kyiv and Berlin”

The present state of relations between Ukraine and Germany can only be described as chilly. This is indicated by the long absence of contacts between the capitals of these countries on the highest...
31.07.2012 - 00:00

The last moments with Bohdan Stupka, before Eternity takes over

The nation began to say goodbye to Bohdan Stupka late in the afternoon on July 23 at Askold’s Grave. A Requiem Mass lasted throughout the night at St. Nicholas’ Greek Catholic Church....
31.05.2012 - 00:00

Olena Malakova’s Bulgakoviana

Kyivite Olena Heorhiivna Malakova, member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, has long been an admirer of Mikhail Bulgakov’s creative work, especially his novel Master and Margarita...
06.03.2012 - 00:00

His Beatitude Sviatoslav (Shevchuk): The church must go beyond the boundaries of its temples

The primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) says that when he served in Lviv, he read our library project’s Wars and Peace and the publication of this book was in fact hitting...
21.02.2012 - 00:00

A man of lofty thought

James Mace turned 60 on February 18! We are not saying “would have turned” on purpose, for those who have passed away go on living if we remember them. Larysa Ivshyna characterized the...
27.12.2011 - 00:00

Ukraine is working on its fonts

Transformation of the aesthetic environment, of course, should become one of the key points of antitotalitarian program for Ukraine. It means not only transformation of obvious things like, let...
29.11.2011 - 00:00

On the labors of Hercules

Athlete Vitali Klitschko is a world-known celebrity. An absolute champion, he has achieved everything you can achieve in boxing. In his own words, the situation looks like the following: “...
17.11.2011 - 00:00

Holy Father Andrii VLASENKO: The ones that want to reach the depths of knowledge, will definitely become believers

Nowadays, as the poetess wrote once, “Insane pace. Time is not our property,” both psy­cho­lo­gists and priests advise to stay alone every once in a while. That is when a...
17.11.2011 - 00:00

The way to stop being weak

The case of the 12-year-old chess player Oleksii Kot­liar from the pro­vin­cial town of Kreminna in Lu­hansk oblast seems to be uni­que. He ma­na­ged to raise 44,000...
03.11.2011 - 00:00

She followed her beloved one from Khreshchatyk to taiga

I was covered with road dust after a many-kilometer march to Piria Rock as I reached Krasnoyarsk late in the evening, when an old acquaintance of mine and a fellow journalist Petro Dubynin said,...
09.08.2011 - 00:00

“You should walk across Ukraine”

Mykola came to the meeting with the students literally immediately after a journey. The interview took place on July 15, shortly after he had returned from the expedition across Canada called...