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Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
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04/22/2008 - 00:00
An exhibit entitled “The Orient in the Works of European Artists” has opened at the Lviv Picture Gallery. The paintings are on loan from the collections of three of Ukraine’s leading museums: the Lviv Gallery of Arts, the National Museum (Lviv), and the Lviv History Museum. This is the first time...
03/18/2008 - 00:00
No one in the entire 20th century or before, between, and after the two world wars ever succeeded in carrying out a project comparable to the one that was organized by a humble fifth-year Ukrainian fashion design student. “There has never been a show like this in Lviv,” said Halyna Zubchenko, a...
03/12/2008 - 00:00
For the benefit of those who don’t waste their Friday nights watching meaningless verbal exchanges (for some unknown reason called political debates) among a limited number of public figures on the show “Freedom with Slavik Shuster,” last Friday the program’s producers must have decided to give it...
03/04/2008 - 00:00
It was symbolic that the ceremony of signing the declaration proclaiming 2008 the Year of Castles and Palaces of Western Ukraine by the heads of the Volyn, Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Ternopil, and Khmelnytsky regional councils took place in the Golden Hall of Potocki Palace in Lviv, a...
01/29/2008 - 00:00
When the Ukrainian alpenhorn, the trembita, sounded on Market Square, there was so much power in that sound, it seemed as though the volume of air in peoples’ chests expanded. Then the bandura began to sing, and the eyes of the people who had gathered on the square sparkled with joy. True, there...
12/25/2007 - 00:00
There is no monument to Mykola Lemyk in Myrhorod or, for that matter, in Lviv. Who was he? Lemyk was one of the millions who were killed by a Nazi bullet. You won’t even find his grave: he was shot and buried somewhere in a prison courtyard or suburban woodland. Even historians who research the...
12/18/2007 - 00:00
Theater buffs from all over Ukraine recently gathered in Lviv to congratulate the actors of the Maria Zankovetska Theater, Ukraine’s first state-run theater founded in September 1917. When the actors were marking the 80th jubilee of their theater, it was actually 85 years old. It was only a few...
12/11/2007 - 00:00
A very interesting exhibit, which is part of a project with the strange title of “reAnimatsiia” (Reanimation) has opened at the Lviv Art Gallery. On display are works by 11 prominent contemporary artists, who experiment either by referring to or applying a well-known artistic subject. They assert...
12/11/2007 - 00:00
The victims did not die during military actions, bombardments, or local conflicts. They did not die during the Holocaust, as some have suggested. Rather, they perished in 1947, two years after the war, starving to death under the peaceful skies of Ukraine during a Holodomor about which we still...
10/16/2007 - 00:00
An important conference devoted to the discussion of concrete issues relating to Euro-2012 took place in Lviv during the 7th International Investment Forum. The forum was dedicated to a single goal: to coordinate our shared problems and tasks, define the situation — where we are and where we’re...

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